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Patel backs making domestic and sexual abuse a more serious offence

Domestic abuse and sexual offences would be considered "as seriously as knife crime and homicide" under proposals backed by the Home Secretary.

Patel backs making domestic and sexual abuse a more serious offence

Date - 2nd December 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Priti Patel is seeking to amend the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, currently going through Parliament, to make clear that domestic abuse and sexual offences can be considered as part of local strategies to tackle serious violence. The...
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