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Domestic Violence: Victim Support Schemes

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps her Department is taking to ensure sustainable funding in the future for voluntary organisations working to assist women subject to domestic violence. (277492)

The Home Office is part of a cross-Government working group led by the Government Equalities Office. The aim of this group is to develop a long-term sustainable cross-Government engagement strategy with the Violence Against Women (VAW) third sector. The work of this Group is situated quite clearly within the context of the Home Office's consultation and following strategy on VAW.