Letter from justice minister highlighting restorative justice training and registration opportunities

In 2011, Crispin Blunt MP, parliamentary under-secretary of state for justice, wrote to a wide range of partners in the criminal justice system to raise awareness of opportunities for building capacity and capability for restorative justice.

RJC proposed amendments to the EC draft Directive on Victims

In 2011, the Restorative Justice Council (RJC) proposed a series of amendments to the EC draft Directive on Victims. 

RJC response to government strategy Getting it Right for Victims and Witnesses

The Restorative Justice Council (RJC) welcomes the government’s commitment to achieving a step-change in the provision of safe and effective restorative justice as reflected by the 2012 

RJC response to Punishment and Reform: Effective Community Sentences

Our response to the report Punishment and Reform: Effective Community Sentences. The RJC highlights the benefits of pre-sentence restorative justice, and calls on the government to enact legislation to support the use of restorative justice.  

NOMS Better Outcomes through Victim-Offender Conferencing

Published in November 2012, this document is one in a series of Better Outcomes documents issued by the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) Commissioning Strategies Group to support decision-making in the commissioning and delivery of particular services (for example, cognitive skills, vi

Transforming Rehabilitation consultation – RJC response

Transforming Rehabilitation describes the government’s 2013 proposals for reforming the delivery of offender services in the community. 

RJC response to Community Remedy consultation

The 2013 Community Remedy consultation set out proposals to require Police and Crime Commissioners to consult with the public on a list of sanctions for low level crime and antisocial behaviour. 

Towards a restorative city, county, authority or community – Mark Finnis

Mark Finnis was instrumental in developing a whole local authority approach at Sefton Centre for Restorative Practice and a city-wide approach with Hull Centre for Restorative Practice.

MOPAC hate crime strategy for London consultation – RJC response

The RJC's response to a consultation from the Mayor's Office for Policing And Crime (MOPAC) on a strategy for dealing with hate crime from September 2014.

General Medical Council consultation: Reviewing how we deal with concerns about doctors – RJC response

The Restorative Justice Council (RJC) responded to the General Medical Council's consultation Reviewing how we deal with concerns about doctors in November 2014.