Family Courts: Domestic Violence

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 11th December 2018.

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Photo of Peter Kyle Peter Kyle Labour, Hove

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he has plans to include in proposals for a Domestic Abuse Bill, provisions to ban the cross-examination of victims by perpetrators of domestic abuse in the family courts; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Edward Argar Edward Argar The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The Government recognises the importance of the family cross-examination provisions and is committed to introducing them as soon as parliamentary time allows. We continue to consider a range of possible legislative options, including the Domestic Abuse Bill.

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