Courts: Domestic Abuse

(asked on 7th January 2021) - View Source

Question to the Ministry of Justice:

To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made towards introducing Integrated Domestic Abuse Court pilot schemes.


Answered by
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Lord Wolfson of Tredegar
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice)
This question was answered on 21st January 2021

Planning for the Integrated Domestic Abuse Court pilot is under way with the Steering Group and Design Groups established and developing detailed proposals. We intend to launch the pilots later this year, despite the challenges brought by Covid-19 and the significant ongoing work to ensure the family courts continue to function throughout the pandemic.

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