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Domestic Violence: Departmental Co-ordination

Volume 493: debated on Tuesday 2 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what contribution (a) the Department of Health and (b) the Department for Children, Schools and Families made to the preparation of her Department’s consultation paper, Together we can end violence against women and children. (277681)

The Department of Health and the Department for Children, Schools and Families liaised closely with the Home Office to prepare the cross-Government consultation paper entitled “Together We Can End Violence Against Women and Girls”. Both Departments are part of the cross-Government steering group for Violence Against Women and Girls which met regularly in the run-up to consultation launch.