Domestic Abuse Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:33 pm on 2nd October 2019.

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Photo of Catherine West Catherine West Labour, Hornsey and Wood Green 6:33 pm, 2nd October 2019

I thank my hon. Friend for that intervention. The right hon. Member for Maidenhead put it well in her good speech: this is not just about the legislation. We have to have resources, more police and more services at local level. We can have the best legislation in the world, but if we cannot enforce and we cannot prevent, what is the point of our sitting here and having beautiful legislation?