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Bail: Domestic Abuse

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Richard Burgon Richard Burgon Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) women and (b) people have sought bail restrictions against an alleged domestic abuser in each year since 2010.

Photo of Richard Burgon Richard Burgon Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of (a) women (b) people who have sought bail restrictions against an alleged domestic abuser have had those applications granted in each year since 2010.

Photo of Wendy Morton Wendy Morton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Data relating to the specific circumstances where bail restrictions have been sought and granted is not held centrally. This information may be held on court records, but obtaining it would result in a disproportionate cost to the department.

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