9 Jan 2024

Domestic abuse victims to be given financial support to escape violence

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

Some Survivors of domestic abuse will get £2,500 in one off cash payments to help them escape from abusive relationships, under a new £2 million Government scheme.

Ministers said it would give people the security and confidence to make the first move – as well as helping them get back on their feet.

We speak to safeguarding minister Laura Farris about the scheme.