Domestic Abuse Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:04 pm on 2nd October 2019.

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Photo of Liam Fox Liam Fox Conservative, North Somerset 3:04 pm, 2nd October 2019

I hesitate to take up my right hon. Friend’s time, but would she accept that the medical profession has a key role to play? One of the places where physical violence will first be picked up is accident and emergency; one of the first places where non-physical, psychological, violence will first be picked up is in general practice. Is there not a case for improving education, so that there is a high index of suspicion of domestic violence in both general practice and hospitals?