Briefing: Domestic abuse

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
November 6, 2018
Author
Neil Merrick LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • Funding
  • role of local government
  • stalking
  • statutory duty
Categories
Caring for People, Children's services and education, Crime, policing and community safety, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement

The government promised legislation to tackle domestic abuse in England. What will it look like? The Home Affairs select committee suggests the government needs to go significantly further than it intended and calls for stronger action from local government and other agencies for an increasingly common and dangerous crime.

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