Restraining Orders

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 7th September 2020.

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Photo of Edward Davey Edward Davey Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Social Justice), Leader of the Liberal Democrats

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many restraining orders have been broken in each (a) month of 2020 and (b) of the last five years.

Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Ministry of Justice has published information on convictions for ‘Breach of a restraining order’ up to December 2019, which is available in the Outcomes by Offence data tool available here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/888664/outcomes-by-offence-tool-2019.xlsx

The number of offenders convicted for ‘Breach of a restraining order’ in each year since 2009 can be found using the offence filter to search for ‘Breach of a restraining order’. Convictions can be found in row 24.

Court outcomes data for 2020 will be published in May 2021.

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