Backlog Britain means delays in the justice system, and for rape cases there is a huge mental health impact for victims, who cannot get help because of delays in the mental health system responding to their needs! Britain deserves better than this!

Parliament TV:

 

HANSARD:

Chi Onwurah 

(Newcastle upon Tyne Central) (Lab)

My right hon. Friend is making excellent points. Does he agree that the excessive delays in the justice system, in particular for rape, have a huge mental health impact on the victims yet our mental health system is also failing to respond quickly to those needs?

https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2022-06-28/debates/2E896FBC-205B-40D2-84E8-79888E74BC19/DeliveryOfPublicServices#contribution-F5E44675-BA59-40C8-A4F5-B0320A697979

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