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Domestic Violence Victims

Volume 490: debated on Monday 23 March 2009

19. To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of services for victims of domestic violence. (264815)

We continue to improve service provision by extending the network of specialist domestic violence courts, independent domestic violence advisers and multi-agency risk assessment conferences. We also continue to fund helplines supporting victims of domestic violence.

In addition, the Violence Against Women and Girls Consultation includes specific questions about services available for victims of violence.