APCC Victims Lead, Dame Vera Baird QC, is appointed as new Victims’ Commissioner
APCC Chair, Mark Burns-Williamson, said the following on the appointment:
“I want to congratulate Vera on her appointment as the new Victims Commissioner. Vera has led our work in promoting the interests of victims in her role as lead for supporting victims and reducing harm. She is and has been a much-valued colleague and was also previously a highly effective Chair of the Association.
“Whilst she will be missed by the APCC, I can’t think of anyone more suited to this vital role. We will wish Vera all the best as Victims’ Commissioner and look forward to continuing working closely with her, in the interests of all victims and witnesses, in the future.”