Domestic Abuse Bill — Clause 2 — Definition of “personally connected” — 15 Apr 2021 at 15:45
“I made many calls to the council and even the national domestic violence helpline and many other organisations for people who suffer domestic violence. They all said the same thing: I had no recourse to public funds, so they couldn’t and wouldn’t help me. Some of them even said it was the law not to help me. I guess that no recourse to public funds means that it’s okay for me to be violated physically and mentally abused by my father. I guess the Government approves of that.”
“arrangements to ensure that the personal data…processed for the purpose of”
“It’s way past time serial abusers and stalkers were treated with the same gravitas as sex offenders and managed in a similar fashion”.
“The threat of those photos being shared was my worst nightmare-I had no choice but to comply with his continued abuse or face potential humiliation… The threat was always there and as the years went on, it was like I ceased to exist. He made me feel invisible to everyone and if I displeased him in any way, I knew he could use those pictures to ruin my reputation.”
“growing pressure on young women to consent to violent, dangerous and demeaning acts”,
“due to the widespread availability…and use of extreme pornography.”
“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights”-
“Many women are too scared to report their experiences to statutory agencies because they are wholly financially and otherwise dependent on their abusive spouses or partners, many of whom use women’s immigration status as a weapon of control and coercion.”
“come within a specified distance of any other specified premises”-
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||350 (+2 tell)||2||0||97.3%|
|Lab||0||197 (+2 tell)||0||98.5%|
|Robert Halfon||Harlow||Con (front bench)||no|
|Jason McCartney||Colne Valley||Con||no|