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88% of the public support restorative justice - new ICM/PRT polling data

15 September 2011

The results of an ICM telephone poll of 1,000 members of the public, conducted one month after the riots in England, and published by the Prison Reform Trust, show overwhelming public support for giving victims the chance to inform offenders of the harm caused and a say in how the offender can best make amends.

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New national RJC Restorative Practitioner Register launched with justice minister Crispin Blunt

13 September 2011

The Restorative Justice Council launched a new national register of restorative practitioners on Tuesday 13th September, the first of its kind internationally.

With start-up investment from the Ministry of Justice, and based on the new UK-wide National Occupational Standards in Restorative Practice, the register will provide quality assurance for the public – particularly anyone considering taking part in restorative justice – that they are being offered a safe and effective approach.

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Lawrence Kershen QC welcome address at the Launch of the Restorative Justice Council

12 January 2011

Your Royal Highness, Honoured Guests,

I would like to express sincere thanks to you for being here. It’s a very exciting day both for the RJC and the whole restorative practice movement – a coming of age. I little dreamt of this day when as a Judge I sat in Court years ago and thought “there have to be better ways of doing this”.

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HRH The Princess Royal launches the Restorative Justice Council as patron

11 January 2011

We are delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal is the new patron of the Restorative Justice Council.  Her Royal Highness addressed RJC members at the launch of the new Restorative Justice Council.