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Leader of the House
03 December 2018
Volume 650

Business of the House

The following is an extract from Business Questions in the Chamber on 22 November 2018.

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On 9 May, 12 July and 6 September, I asked the Leader of the House about the whereabouts of the immigration Bill. I think that there is still no answer, but let me give her a break and ask her about a different Bill. Would not 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, be a terribly good day on which to lay the domestic abuse Bill before Parliament?

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The hon. Lady will know that the Government have published a draft Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill. It is intended to be groundbreaking, and will be extremely comprehensive. We want to be sure before we introduce it that we have taken into account all considerations in our efforts to put an end to the appalling problem of domestic violence once and for all.

[Official Report, 22 November 2018, Vol. 649, c. 1035.]

Letter of correction from the Leader of the House:

An error has been identified in my response to the hon. Member for Bristol West (Thangam Debbonaire) during Business Questions on 22 November 2018.

The correct response should have been:

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The hon. Lady will know that the Government will publish the draft Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill later this Session. It is intended to be groundbreaking, and will be extremely comprehensive. We want to be sure before we introduce it that we have taken into account all considerations in our efforts to put an end to the appalling problem of domestic violence once and for all.