Legal Aid: Domestic Abuse Victims

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Finance – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 3:30 pm on 14th December 2020.

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Photo of Justin McNulty Justin McNulty Social Democratic and Labour Party 3:30 pm, 14th December 2020

Minister, I am not sure that that response cuts through. You are still saying, essentially, that there is a price on justice for domestic abuse victims. Will you commit to working with the Justice Minister and my colleague Sinéad Bradley, who has undertaken an enormous amount of work in this area, to ensure that the Bill passes and that victims of domestic violence are not subjected to coercive financial control using restrictive legal aid rules?