Domestic Violence

Home Office written question – answered on 3rd April 2019.

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Photo of Jess Phillips Jess Phillips Labour, Birmingham, Yardley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) people have been charged, (b) cases have been taken to court and (c) convictions have been made since the Serious Crime Act 2015 created a new offence of controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship.

Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, Minister for Women

This is a matter for the Ministry of Justice. The 2017 information from MoJ is available online: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/criminal-justice-system-statistics-quarterly-december-2017 in the spreadsheet “Outcomes by Offence Data Tool”.

This can be accessed directly with the following link: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733981/outcomes-by-offence-tool-2017-update.xlsx

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