Domestic Violence

Home Office written question – answered on 22nd January 2015.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the proportion of incidents marked as domestic violence cases which related to (a) male perpetrators against female partners, (b) female perpetrators against male partners and (c) other cases of domestic violence.

Photo of Lynne Featherstone Lynne Featherstone The Minister of State, Home Department

The Home Office does not hold this information centrally. The Home Office receives domestic abuse incident data from the police in England and Wales but these data do not contain information on the sex of the victim or the

perpetrator.

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