Take part in this consultation to have your say on the Government's draft Domestic Abuse Bill which aims to change how we think about and tackle domestic abuse.

To inform next steps the Government are consulting on a number of ideas for tackling domestic abuse and would like YOUR views on how best to:

  • Promote awareness: to make sure everyone understands what domestic abuse is and how to tackle it. 
  • Protect and support: to improve the safety of victims and the support available.
  • Pursue and deter: to ensure that perpetrators are held responsible for their actions and that the response of police and the justice system is effective.
  • Improve performance: to encourage all services and organisations working with domestic abuse victims or perpetrators to do so in the best way possible.

The consultaton will cose on 31 May 2018, take part here.

In addition £20 million of funding has been committed for domestic abuse services.

source gov.uk 08.03.18