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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd December 2018.

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Photo of Bob Neill Bob Neill Chair, Justice Committee 12:00 am, 3rd December 2018

For many victims of burglary, the intrusion into their home, personal space and life is tantamount to an assault. Is it not time that steps were taken to ensure that domestic burglaries are effectively treated as crimes of violence, in terms of police resourcing and priority, and sentencing?