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The Denial of Voice and the Removal of Responsibility: Some reflections on the reductions to the Crime Survey England and Wales

New cost-saving measures applied to the Crime Survey for England and Wales from 2017/18 will reduce the number of people interviewed each year and so challenge the ability of academics, police forces and policy makers to draw on a robust local evidence-base that is much needed to inform and steer decision-making and service delivery tailored to local needs.