Domestic Abuse APPG

First Registered: 06/06/2018 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

Note: This APPG was last registered on 27th Jan 2021. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 10th Mar 2021 and may be defunct.

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To ensure MPs and Peers have access to information about (a) perpetrators of domestic violence and (b) what makes an effective and safe perpetrator programme. To link MPs and Peers with local programmes, in order to increase their understanding of the above.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Domestic Abuse

1. Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for victims of sexual violence and abuse, Funding Allocations
22/07/2020 - Ministry of Justice
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Found: AbuseAvon and SomersetAdvocacy after fatal domestic abuse(AAFDA)Domestic AbuseBedfordshireLuton CouncilDomestic

2. Written Evidence: Frank Mullane MBE, CEO of Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse (AAFDA) (DAB78)
17/06/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: Domestic Abuse Bill Written evidence submitted by Frank Mullane MBE, CEO of Advocacy After Fatal Domestic

3. Domestic Abuse Bill 2020: factsheets
03/03/2020 - Home Office
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Found: Policy paper Domestic Abuse Bill 2020: factsheets These factsheets provide

4. Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for victims of sexual violence and abuse, Funding Allocations
22/07/2020 - Ministry of Justice
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Found: SomersetVictim Support Domestic Abuse25564.19Avon and SomersetSouthside Family Project Domestic Abuse35343.17Avon

5. Written Evidence: Joint submission from 18 children's, domestic abuse and VAWG sector organisations and experts (DAB44)
16/06/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: submitted by Joint submission from 18 children's, domestic abuse and VAWG sector organisations and experts

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Domestic Abuse

1. Children and Domestic Abuse
03/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered children and domestic abuse.It is a pleasure to have you in the - Speech Link

2. Domestic Abuse Bill
05/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: through the Bill to all victims and survivors of domestic abuse; to all those courageous people who have spoken - Speech Link

3. Domestic Abuse Bill (Tenth sitting)
16/06/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: clause 9—Offence of non-fatal strangulation in domestic abuse context—A person (A) commits an offence - Speech Link
2: once-in-a-generation opportunity to make a law work for domestic abuse victims and survivors, this can make a real - Speech Link

4. Domestic Abuse Bill
28/04/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Committee, Home Office preparedness for Covid-19: domestic abuse and risks of harm within the home, HC321; First - Speech Link
2: personal and heart-wrenching experience of domestic abuse. She was not alone in showing great courage - Speech Link

5. Domestic Abuse Bill
06/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: measures in family proceedings: victims of domestic abuse.Government new clause 17—Special measures - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Domestic Abuse
1. Domestic Abuse
asked by: Ellie Reeves
29/07/2020
... if he will publish the framework for the CPS's interim charging protocol for cases of domestic violence.

2. Domestic Abuse
asked by: Sarah Olney
20/07/2020
... managed and supervised.

3. Domestic Abuse
asked by: Jim Shannon
14/07/2020
... whether he has held discussions with his counterparts in the devolved Administrations on tackling domestic abuse throughout the UK.

4. Domestic Abuse
asked by: Stella Creasy
30/06/2020
... whether his Department is conducting an internal review of domestic abuse policy.

5. Domestic Abuse
asked by: Jess Phillips
20/04/2020
... what assessment she has made of the (a) capacity and (b) sustainability of specialist domestic abuse services in responding to covid-19; and whether emergency funding will be made available for those services.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
Thangam Debbonaire Portrait
Thangam Debbonaire
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Bristol West
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 27th January 2021
Huw Merriman Portrait
Huw Merriman
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bexhill and Battle
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Baroness Bertin Portrait
Baroness Bertin
Secretary
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Gavin Newlands Portrait
Gavin Newlands
Treasurer
Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 27th January 2021
Lord Farmer Portrait
Lord Farmer
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 11th September 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Thangam Debbonaire MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 0974.

Email: thangam.debbonaire.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Abigail Jones, Respect, 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9DA . Tel: 020 3970 0527

Email: abigail.jones@respect.uk.net

Secretariat:

Respect acts as the group's secretariat. http://respect.uk.net/

Group's Website:

http://respect.uk.net/what-we-do/appg-on-perpetrators-of-domestic-abuse/

Benefits in Kind
Date
21 Jan 2020
Source
Respect
Description
Respect is paid by the Noel Buxton Trust to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 21/01/2020 To : 20/02/2021
Value
£4,501
Date
16 May 2018
Source
Respect
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/05/2018 To : 15/05/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
16 May 2018
Source
Respect
Description
Respect is paid by the Noel Buxton Trust to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 16/05/2018 To : 15/05/2019
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Domestic Abuse APPG