News: Nov 2016

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Why Me? awarded the RSQM

25 November 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that Why Me? has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“I would like to congratulate Why Me? for successfully completing the RSQM. This indicates the commitment it has to guaranteeing the highest standards in restorative justice.”

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Victims’ Commissioner calls for wider access to restorative justice

22 November 2016

Baroness Newlove, the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales, has called for more victims of crime to be offered restorative justice.

Her comments come after the release of the second part of her review looking at the quality of restorative justice services, which highlighted that only 4.2% of all victims were being offered the chance to meet with their offender. 

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International Restorative Justice Week starts today

20 November 2016

International Restorative Justice Week (20-27 November) begins today and once again, it’s going to be an exciting period for the restorative practice field.  

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Vote in the RJC's 2016 trustee election

18 November 2016

Voting is now open in the 2016 election for the RJC’s board of trustees. The board is the RJC's governing body and plays a vital role in guiding our work. The elections are our members’ chance to have a say in who carries out these important roles.

The RJC board is made up of a maximum of seven membership trustees elected from and by the membership and six council trustees appointed for their specialist skills and experience.

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North Wales Police awarded the RSQM

14 November 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that North Wales Police has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“I would like to congratulate North Wales Police for successfully completing the RSQM. This achievement is proof of its commitment to offering the highest standards of restorative justice.”