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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 8th March 2006.

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Photo of Tony Blair Tony Blair Prime Minister 11:30 am, 8th March 2006

I cannot comment on the funding of the particular service in my hon. Friend's area, but her general point is absolutely right. We are putting a great deal of money into supporting work on domestic violence, and we have established domestic violence courts. Women are more willing and able to come forward and report domestic violence, and the police and the courts treat such matters much more seriously. As we roll out domestic violence courts across the country, I hope that those benefits will become more widely spread.

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molijana
Posted on 10 Mar 2006 12:09 pm (Report this annotation)

but what do we get in the end a piece of paper that say's he must not come near us...yet he breaks those conditions...it's too exhausting to keep phoning the police telling them he's driven past your home everytime...unless he is caught breaking the law by the law nothing will happen...it's still intimidation and terrifying that he is still controlling you in your own home....the trauma of going to court is dreadful....he is on one side with all his friends and family making you feel guilty for being in court in the first place...why should we be put through more fear and intimidation....I went to court and apart from the fact it was the first time I truly stood up for myself....I got nothing from it everyone believed me but nothing happened to this man who had driven me to madness and a psychiatric ward due to being drugged and bullied he was just told to keep away from me....how stupid is that..the men that do this a laughing last that they are almost getting away with murder...oh that's right some of them do they have the cheek to plead insanity and get off lightly...we can't even admit we can't cope we will have our children removed and carry a lable of nutter for the rest of our lives....

molijana
Posted on 10 Mar 2006 12:14 pm (Report this annotation)

but what do we get in the end a piece of paper that say's he must not come near us...yet he breaks those conditions...it's too exhausting to keep phoning the police telling them he's driven past your home everytime...unless he is caught breaking the law by the law nothing will happen...it's still intimidation and terrifying that he is still controlling you in your own home....the trauma of going to court is dreadful....he is on one side with all his friends and family making you feel guilty for being in court in the first place...why should we be put through more fear and intimidation....I went to court and apart from the fact it was the first time I truly stood up for myself....I got nothing from it everyone believed me but nothing happened to this man who had driven me to madness and a psychiatric ward due to being drugged and bullied he was just told to keep away from me....how stupid is that..the men that do this a laughing last that they are almost getting away with murder...oh that's right some of them do they have the cheek to plead insanity and get off lightly...we can't even admit we can't cope as we will have our children removed and carry a lable of nutter for the rest of our lives....somehow this does not seem fair...and we think women are accepted as equal nothing could be further from the truth...in the past few decades it has only become ilegal for a husband to rape his wife...what is wrong with our society that no one wants to get involved...we should all be treated with respect and dignty no matter our our ethnicity, sex, age, or beliefs....we are all human just because some behave as animals we should not follow suit.....