From The Independent: Theresa May scraps plan for ban on abusers - Cambridge Domestic Violence Action Group
Cambridge Domestic Violence Action Group
 
Theresa May scraps power to ban domestic abusers from victims' homes:

"A scheme to protect women from domestic abuse by removing violent partners from the family home is being scrapped by the Government as part of its drive to cut public spending.

"Under the so-called "go orders" planned for England and Wales, senior police would have been given the power to act instantly to safeguard families they considered at threat. Violent men could have been banned from their homes for up to two weeks, giving victims the chance to seek help to escape abuse.

"But Theresa May, the Home Secretary, has decided to halt the scheme, which was due to be piloted this autumn and be rolled out nationwide next year, The Independent has learnt."


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