Abuse question

Fleetwood MP Cat Smith
Fleetwood MP Cat Smith
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Fleetwood MP Cat Smith has called for the Government to do more to tackle serial domestic abusers.

She asked in Parliament: “In Lancashire almost one third of domestic abuse victims at risk assessment conferences are repeat victims.

In Lancashire almost one third of domestic abuse victims at risk assessment conferences are repeat victims

“Anecdotally, many perpetrators are repeat offenders, but no statistics are available on that. What action is the Minister taking to identify repeat and serious perpetrators?”

Minister for Equalities Caroline Dinenage told her: “That is a very important question, and something we take very seriously. It is important we make every effort to identify the perpetrators, but we are also determined to ensure anyone facing the threat of domestic violence has somewhere to turn, which is why we are working closely across the Government.”