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The Domestic Abuse Bill was discussed during four days of its Report Stage over the last two weeks in the House of Lords.
Peers scrutinised amendments which included:
The Government successfully introduced an amendment which would require the learning from Domestic Homicide Reviews to be shared at a national level and for this to be part of the Domestic Abuse Commissioner’s remit.
Several other amendments also passed, such as amendments on the provision of community-based support for victims of domestic abuse and to keep a register on stalkers.
The Bill now progresses to Third Reading, which will be held on Wednesday 24 March.