Domestic Violence: Police Resources

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th October 2017.

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Photo of Kelvin Hopkins Kelvin Hopkins Labour, Luton North 12:00 am, 12th October 2017

According to the crime survey for England and Wales, an estimated 2 million adults aged 16 to 59, mostly women, say that they were victims of domestic abuse in the past year. Do not the Government accept that the massive cuts in police resources that they have inflicted will inevitably mean that there will be fewer arrests and fewer prosecutions for domestic violence, leaving more women in danger?