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15 Apr 2021

‘My mum would still be alive if that domestic abuse register was here’


A year after it was first introduced, the landmark violence against women and girls bill is back in the House of Commons, where the government has accepted the majority of suggestions made by the Lords.

They did however water down an attempt to include repeat domestic abusers and stalkers on a national crime database in England and Wales.

An amendment had suggested they should be added to the high risk offenders register in the same way as violent and sexual criminals.