Victims and Witnesses: Court Experience

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th December 2017.

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Photo of Peter Kyle Peter Kyle Labour, Hove 12:00 am, 5th December 2017

Earlier this year, the Secretary of State generously agreed to amend the Courts legislation and introduce primary legislation to outlaw the cross-examination of victims by domestic abuse perpetrators. The principle of using primary legislation to tackle the matter has been agreed. When will he introduce primary legislation to tackle the issue?