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Domestic Abuse Commissioners

Synopsis: This paper is written to inform scrutiny of the Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill. The paper compares and contrasts offices for advocacy for victims of domestic abuse and violence. In particular, the paper examines: The office of the Domestic Abuse Commissioner in England; The office of the Domestic Abuse Advisor in Wales; Domestic abuse commissions elsewhere; and Alternatives to domestic abuse commissioners. The paper finally compares and discusses the various domestic abuse commissions/commissioners and alternatives.

Date: 17 September 2020

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