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Domestic Violence: Research

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 29 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what research her Department has evaluated on the link between cases of domestic violence and subsequent murders. (250598)

The Home Office has not commissioned any specific research on this.

The Home Office does routinely collect recorded crime information, via the Homicide Index, on the relationship of homicide victims to the principal suspect. The latest published information for 2007-08 can be found online on the Home Office website: