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Domestic Violence: National Offender Management Service

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 30 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what programmes to tackle domestic violence are being developed within the National Offender Management Service. (282404)

The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) currently delivers three specific accredited programmes to perpetrators of domestic violence—two in the community and one in prison. In addition NOMS delivers a range of other accredited programmes that may be appropriate in these cases which address violent and sexual offending. NOMS is undertaking a review of the suite of existing programmes which will help inform commissioners and future developments.