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Abuse: Parents

Volume 508: debated on Wednesday 7 April 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps his Department has taken to reduce the incidence of abuse of parents by children under the age of 18 years. (325449)

[holding answer 6 April 2010]: Such cases would be captured within the Government’s definition of domestic violence. The commitment in our strategy: “Together We Can End Violence Against Women and Girls” to include gender equality and violence against women in the national curriculum will help to educate young people that violence is unacceptable in any relationship.