Support for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Part of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy – in the House of Commons on 9th February 2021.

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Photo of Imran Ahmad Khan Imran Ahmad Khan Conservative, Wakefield

Several organisations in Wakefield, including Penny Appeal, have joined the Employers’ Initiative on Domestic Abuse, which empowers businesses to take positive action for their employees affected by domestic abuse. This is a crucial step in providing support at a time when the levels of domestic abuse have sadly risen. Will my hon. Friend kindly outline what additional steps his Department is taking to help businesses supporting victims of domestic abuse?