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Domestic Abuse: Prosecutions

Question for Attorney General

UIN 902039, tabled on 1 July 2021

What steps he is taking to increase the number of prosecutions relating to domestic violence.

Answered on

1 July 2021

This Government has introduced the landmark Domestic Abuse Act 2021.

Coordinated multi-agency action and supporting victims are key components of the CPS’s ambitious programme of work published in January, which will help narrow the disparity between reporting and criminal justice outcomes.

The CPS recently hosted a virtual domestic abuse conference with the police and the courts, sharing best practice and innovation.

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Attorney General
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