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Conservative MP for Louth and Horncastle and Minister for Safeguarding at the Home Office
Writing exclusively for Politicshome on the appointment of the UK’s first Domestic Abuse Commissioner, Minister Victoria Atkins says she has been moved to hear of survivors’ resilience and strength.
The Domestic Abuse Bill marks the start of the debate about how we as a nation recognise, call out and combat this crime. Let’s grasp this opportunity and get it right, says Victoria Atkins
This week saw a series of coordinated operations by police and Border Force officers, together with their US counterparts, at a number of UK transport hubs to stop FGM offences. Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability Victoria Atkins says this is just one of many steps needed to eradicate the practice.