Victim Support Schemes: Finance

Home Department written question – answered on 11th March 2009.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what funding has been provided to local authorities for provision of (a) rape crisis centres and (b) domestic violence support services in 2008-09.

Photo of Alan Campbell Alan Campbell Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction)

Responsibility for decisions on local funding of rape crisis and domestic violence services has moved from central Government to regional areas and local partnerships. Decisions on funding for local services are based on local areas identifying a need and including this in their priorities for improvement with outcomes specifying how the issues will be addressed and how they contribute to wider national aims.

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