UKPAC news


Stop forcing sexual assault survivors to hand in their phones in investigations #victimsnotsuspects

Rachel Lawson Policy and Research Officer OPCC Dear Dame Vera, Following the incredible and (almost entirely) positive coverage earlier this week about survivors being forced to hand over their phones and excessive information to the police, we’ve started a petition alongside … Continued


CSW63

NGO CSW63 CONSULTATION DAY  12TH MARCH 2019  SIHQ A blog by Margaret Clark NGO CSW63 New York Consultation Day “An early start on a crisp cold morning brought us to the NGO CSW63 New York Consultation Day. It was a … Continued


Police chief appointed to anti-slavery role

A senior police officer has been announced as the government’s new anti-slavery commissioner.   Sara Thornton, who currently chairs the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), will begin the role in May. She will be responsible for giving independent advice on … Continued



Anti Slavery Partnership Toolkit

Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner & University of Nottingham: Partnership Toolkit The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner’s office and the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham have launched an online Anti-Slavery Partnership Toolkit to help local organisations and agencies work better together to tackle … Continued


UKPAC meeting 10 November 2018

An interesting UKPAC meeting 10 November 2018 Ramada Hotel Solihull Birmingham with new Chair Liz Dominey.  Federation President Sue Williams informed us of her theme ‘Think on it’ raising awareness of mental health. Lots of plans to move forward tackling … Continued



Letters to/from Ministry of Justice

In July the UKPAC wrote to the Ministry of Justice about the recently published Female Offender Strategy. Concern was expressed about the level of investment which was felt to be insufficient to ensure successful implementation. The response fro the MoJ … Continued


After the Ball – Study Day 2018

After the Ball – Study Day 2018 A round up of thoughts and comments on the day. The latest UKPAC Study Day in Belfast is now over, and comments on the day are very positive – it was “an excellent day”. … Continued