Written Questions are submitted by MPs or Lords to receive information from a Department.
|8 Oct 2019, 3:04 p.m.||Domestic Abuse||Neil Coyle|
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals on Domestic Abuse in autumn 2019.
Answer (Victoria Atkins)
The landmark Domestic Abuse Bill was introduced in the Commons on 16 July 2019. The Bill sits alongside a package of non-legislative measures targeted at tackling this abhorrent crime.
The Government is committed to progressing this Bill and Second Reading took take place on 2 October. The Bill will be carried carried over into the next session of Parliament.