March 2019 Blog - The Domestic Abuse bill - more aspirational than achievable
15 March 2019
By Cris McCurley – Partner with Ben Hoare Bell solicitors After a significant period of consultation, the Home Office have published the Domestic Abuse bill and report. The 100s of front line domestic abuse experts who contributed to the consultation can well be forgiven for thinking that either the...
February 2019 Blog - The Domestic Abuse Bill – it must have all survivors at its heart
14 February 2019
By Sophie Francis-Cansfield, Campaigns and Public Affairs Officer, Women’s Aid Federation of England Almost two years after it was included in the Queen’s speech, the Government have published their draft Domestic Abuse Bill. During a parliament where Brexit dominates, it’s great to have a piece of...
August Blog - First, we must resist - then we can remember
11 December 2018
First, we must resist - then we can remember By Brigitta Balogh and Colin Clark We must remember and honour the Roma Holocaust of World War 2 and the memories of those we lost. But in remembering the past, we cannot lose sight of the contemporary racisms and genocide that our communities face today....