Domestic Abuse Law in the News

Yesterday Labour announced that it is their intention, should they gain power in the next election, to bring in a new law that would prevent abusive partners from avoiding prosecution. Under current laws, offenders can apparently avoid prosecution by using a “community resolution” whereby they apologise to their victim, pay Read more…

Depression: Should No Treatment Mean No Benefit?

  In the news today, there is a worrying story. The government are apparently toying with the idea of telling those people receiving ESA (Employment Support Allowance) for mental health conditions that if they refuse to accept “treatment,” their benefit will be stopped.   In theory, this sounds good, right? Read more…