Amendment 146A

Part of Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (5th Day) – in the House of Lords at 5:30 pm on 8 February 2021.

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Lord Young of Cookham:

Moved by Lord Young of Cookham

146A: Clause 71, page 55, line 15, after “abuse” insert “, or (ii) resides or might reasonably be expected to reside with a person who falls within sub-paragraph (i) and is not the abuser”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment allows the applicant for homelessness assistance to be either the survivor or someone who resides with the survivor or might reasonably be expected to reside with the survivor. However, the applicant cannot be the abuser.