Tag Archives: Domestic violence

What we need to do to improve society


Yesterday I wrote a blog about how protecting children and their parents from Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence will require a major shift in the way in which statutory agencies such as the Police and Local Government departments engage with … Continue reading

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Critical path in stopping Domestic Abuse


On Tuesday a report into Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence was jointly published by a number of national inspection agencies entitled “The multi-agency response to children living with domestic abuse”. The report raises a number of vital issues yet appears to have … Continue reading

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A time for honour, not pragmatism


According to certain commentators Michael Gove has pulled off a good compromise over the behaviour and publicity associated with the MP for Bury St Edmunds, David Ruffley who has announced via his website that he will no longer stand as the … Continue reading

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White Ribbon Day – 25th NOvember


A year ago I was coming to terms with the results of the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner elections, having achieved a creditable third against the two best organised and resourced political parties in Sussex. The top three candidates all promised to … Continue reading

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I feel so impotent but …….


Last nights vote in Parliament was momentous on a number of levels. It has damaged the Government, as much because they failed to understand the mood in their own parties as because they failed to understand the strength of feeling … Continue reading

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