Domestic Violence Protection Orders: Southwark:Written question - 112043

Q
(Camberwell and Peckham)
Asked on: 07 November 2017
Home Office
Domestic Violence Protection Orders: Southwark
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how a many domestic violence orders have been issued by courts to people in (a) Camberwell and Peckham constituency and (b) the London Borough of Southwark in each of the last five years.
A
Answered by: Victoria Atkins
Answered on: 15 November 2017

Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs), which can prevent the perpetrator from returning to a residence and from having contact with the victim for up to 28 days, were rolled out across England and Wales from March 2014.

Latest Ministry of Justice figures show that between April 2015 and March 2016, 3,951 DVPOs have been issued by Magistrates’ Courts. The Home Office does not hold data disaggregated to constituency or London borough level.

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