The consultation for the new Domestic Abuse Bill opened on 8th March 2018 and will be open until 31st May 2018.
The consultation seeks to address domestic abuse at every stage through prevention through to rehabilitation. It seeks views across four main themes, with the central aim of prevention running through each:
Responses to the consultation will inform the domestic abuse legislative and non-legislative package, including the specific measures outlined in the Queen’s speech in June 2017. Further questions on the consultation should be directed to: DomesticAbuseConsultation@justice.gsi.gov.uk
Read the End Violence Against Women Coalition (EVAW) initial response to the consultation announcement.
The Home Office and Ministry of Justice will be holding a Domestic Abuse Bill Consultation Event for the South West on 10am – 3pm Monday 26th March 2018 at Exeter Corn Exchange.
Places are limited to 120 attendees and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. To register your interest please reply before Wednesday 21st March.
To register your interest in the event email: domesticabuseconsultation2018@