Domestic Abuse: Victims

(asked on 7th September 2020) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 30 July 2020 to Question 55645 on Domestic Abuse: Victims, when the Government plan to their findings into changes in the Policing and Crime Act 2017 relating to pre-charge bail conditions.


Answered by
Kit Malthouse Portrait
Kit Malthouse
Minister of State (Ministry of Justice) (jointly with Home Office)
This question was answered on 10th September 2020

The Government consultation on the pre charge bail system closed on 29 May. It received over 1,000 responses from a cross section of the criminal justice sector. Our response will be published later this year. Officials will continue to engage with key stakeholders from across the criminal justice sector, analysing responses before deciding next steps.

Pre-charge bail, including the use of conditions to protect domestic abuse and other victims, continues to be available where it is necessary and proportionate. Decisions on pre-charge bail conditions are operational matters for individual police forces and will be assessed on a case by case basis.

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