Results 21–24 of 24 for family court speaker:Peter Kyle

Domestic Violence Victims: Cross-Examination (9 Jan 2017)

Peter Kyle: This issue has been wreaking untold devastation on victims of domestic violence. I have now spoken to numerous survivors of abuse whose accounts of torment under cross-examination in the family court—often by convicted rapists—are devastating to hear, but impossible for most of us even to imagine. I have spoken to a woman who was cross-examined by the man who was in jail for numerous...

Domestic Abuse Victims in Family Law Courts (15 Sep 2016)

Peter Kyle: ...chorus of approval and gratitude expressed to my hon. Friend the Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith) for securing this debate? Not only did she give a voice so effectively to a family who so desperately wanted that to be done, but she set a tone for this debate that is very much appreciated by all of us following her. I thank the right hon. Member for Basingstoke (Mrs...

Domestic Abuse Victims in Family Law Courts (15 Sep 2016)

Peter Kyle: ...manipulative, but extremely careful in the way they manipulate people and systems, means that far more effort should be put into understanding the victims, who can explain the type of behaviour the courts are dealing with. If we did that, a lot of heartbreak and violence would be avoided. Another constituent told me that she was shaking so violently after a family court hearing that she...

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