Insight for Sunday 29 November 2009
Victims of crime are eagerly waiting for the Government to release a discussion paper in the next few weeks, on reforms to the criminal justice system.
National has promised to enhance the rights of victims, as well as providing them with greater support and follow-up services.
So how much progress has already been made and what further improvements are victims campaigning for?
Heugh Chappell investigates
Photo: Lady Justice at the Old Bailey in London