National Stalking Consortium response to Sara Thornton, Chair of NPCC

The National Stalking Consortium calls on the National Police Chief Council to acknowledge the link between reported incidents and crime and to commit to recording and investigating these incidents before they escalate to physical violence.Read more

Usdaw calls for action on workplace safety following our survey

Usdaw calls for action after a Suzy Lamplugh Trust survey reveals two-thirds of retail workers have been exposed to violence and aggressionRead more

Suzy Lamplugh Trust urges the government to implement the recommendations of the Task and Finish Group on taxi and private hire vehicle licensing

Suzy Lamplugh Trust welcomes the publication of the report of the Task and Finish Group on taxi and private hire vehicle licensing of which it was a member and urges the government to promptly implement the recommendations in the report in the interests of public safety.Read more

Stalking is still not being taken seriously

Suzy Lamplugh Trust is deeply concerned about the reduction in conviction rates for stalkers from 2016 to 2017 and the record number of stalkers given suspended sentences in 2017.Read more

Suzy Lamplugh Trust responds to the Sentencing Council Intimidatory Offences guidelines

Suzy Lamplugh Trust welcome the new sentencing guidelines but is disappointed that the key recommendation to separate stalking and harassment guidelines has been rejected.Read more

Safety concerns about Uber are the tip of the iceberg. We must do more to address safety standards in taxi and private hire licensing across the board

Suzy Lamplugh Trust welcomes the steps Uber has taken to satisfy the court that it has improved its safety standards. However, as a charity that has campaigned on issues of personal safety for over 30 years, it remains concerned at the inconsistencies between driver safety policies set by licensing authorities across the UK due to a lack of national standards. Suzy Lamplugh Trust is calling for an overhaul of current licensing standards for all licensing authorities.Read more