Violence Against Men

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at 3:23 pm on 10th June 2010.

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Photo of Mike Rumbles Mike Rumbles Liberal Democrat 3:23 pm, 10th June 2010

No, I will not.

Despite not being able to persuade Labour ministers even to debate the issue, I was able to get a members' business debate on it, which has already been mentioned, on 2 December 2004. My motion read:

"That the Parliament recognises the very serious and totally unacceptable problem of domestic violence in Scottish society; notes in particular that all victims, whether they be women, men or children, need to be supported, and therefore considers that the Scottish Executive should provide practical help and assistance to all such victims."