Tag: domestic violence

More protections for victims of domestic abuse

More protections for victims of domestic abuse legal documents

The Domestic Abuse Bill has now received Royal Assent – four years after it was included in the Queen’s speech – and was signed into law on 29 April 2021. The new Bill has been widely welcomed, as it creates a new, wide-ranging legal definition of domestic abuse that goes beyond just physical violence. According […]

Domestic Violence Funding Announced

Domestic Violence Funding Announced image of domestic violence

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick MP, has promised more support for victims of domestic violence, announcing 75 projects across England and £16.6million being made available to help survivors. In October 2019, it was also announced that in 2021 councils across England will have a legal duty to provide essential, life-saving support in safe accommodation to survivors […]