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Domestic Abuse: Child Rearing

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 72611, tabled on 9 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the number of cases in which allegations of parental alienation have been made by an alleged perpetrator of domestic abuse.

Answered on

19 November 2021

Incidences of alleged parental alienation by either parent in relation to family proceedings about child arrangements are not recorded centrally. Such information can only be obtained from individual case files at disproportionate cost.