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Woman’s Hour item on Intermediaries

Jo Parton and Nicola Lewis from the IfJ media team discussed the role of Intermediaries with Woman’s Hour presenter Jane Garvie on Monday 23rd May 2016.

They told listeners:

  • What vulnerability meant and how to access an intermediary to assist communication between the Police, Courts and vulnerable witnesses.
  • That it is crucial that vulnerable people can have equal access to the Justice System
  • They often can give evidence but the court language and process have to be adapted to meet their needs