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Domestic Abuse Act 2021

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, session 2019-21

Act of Parliament (1)

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

Domestic Abuse Act 2021 (c. 17)
29 April 2021

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

HL Bill 194 Commons disagreement, amendments in lieu and reason
26 April 2021
Lords
Bill 290 2019-21, Lords non-insistence, disagreement and amendments in lieu
21 April 2021
Commons
HL Bill 190 Commons disagreement, amendments in lieu and reasons
15 April 2021
Lords
Bill 281 2019-21 (Lords Amendments)
25 March 2021
Commons
17 March 2021
Lords
10 February 2021
Lords
7 July 2020
Lords
Bill 141 2019-21 (as amended in Committee)
18 June 2020
Commons
Bill 141 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) large font
18 June 2020
Commons
3 March 2020
Commons
Bill 096 2019-21 - large font accessible version
3 March 2020
Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Tracked changes version of the bill as amended in the Commons compared to the version as introduced
10 July 2020
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 281 EN 2019-21
25 March 2021
Commons
7 July 2020
Lords
Bill 096 EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version
3 March 2020
Commons

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill. For reports of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, see “Select Committee Reports”.

Domestic Abuse Bill: Second Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum
11 March 2021
Lords
Domestic Abuse Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum
2 March 2021
Lords
Domestic Abuse Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
8 July 2020
Lords
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Home Office, Ministry of Justice
3 March 2020
Commons

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

Speaker's Signed Certificate
9 March 2020
Commons

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

HL Bill 194-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons amendments and reason
27 April 2021
Lords
Commons Consideration of Lords Message as at 26 April 2021
26 April 2021
Commons
Notices of CCLM Amendments as at 22 April 2021
23 April 2021
Commons
HL Bill 190-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons disagreement, amendments in lieu and reasons
19 April 2021
Lords
HL Bill 190(a) Motions for Consideration of Commons disagreement, amendments in lieu and reasons
16 April 2021
Lords
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 15 April
15 April 2021
Commons
Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 13 April 2021
14 April 2021
Commons
HL Bill 184-I Amendment for Third Reading
19 March 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171-III Third marshalled list for Report
10 March 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171-II(a) Amendments for Report (for Third Marshalled list)
9 March 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Report
8 March 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171-II Provisional second marshalled list for Report
5 March 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171-I(a) Amendment for Report (for Second Marshalled list)
4 March 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171-I Corrected Marshalled list for Report
3 March 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171(h) Amendments for Report
2 March 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171(g) Amendments for Report
1 March 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171(f) Amendments for Report
26 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171(e) Amendments for Report
24 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171(d) Amendments for Report
23 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171(c) Amendment for Report
18 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171(b) Amendments for Report
12 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 171(a) Amendments for Report
11 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124-VI(Rev) Revised sixth marshalled list for Committee
8 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124-VI Provisional sixth marshalled list for Committee
5 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124-V Fifth marshalled list for Committee
3 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124-IV(Rev) Revised fourth marshalled list for Committee
1 February 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124-IV Provisional fourth marshalled list for Committee
29 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124-III Third marshalled list for Committee
27 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124-II(a) Amendment for Committee (for Third Marshalled List)
25 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Committee
25 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124-II Provisional second marshalled list for Committee
22 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124-I Marshalled list for Committee
20 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124(j) Amendments for Committee
19 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124(i) Amendments for Committee
18 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124(h) Amendments for Committee
15 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124(g) Amendments for Committee
14 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124(f) Amendment for Committee
13 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124(e) Amendments for Committee
12 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124(d) Amendments for Committee
11 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124(c) Amendments for Committee
8 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124(b) Amendments for Committee
7 January 2021
Lords
HL Bill 124(a) Amendments for Committee
6 January 2021
Lords
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 6 July 2020 - large font accessible version
6 July 2020
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 6 July 2020
6 July 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 2 July 2020
3 July 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 1 July 2020
2 July 2020
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Notices of Amendments as at 30 June 2020
1 July 2020
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Notices of Amendments as at 29 June 2020
30 June 2020
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Notices of Amendments as at 24 June 2020
25 June 2020
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Notices of Amendments as at 23 June 2020
24 June 2020
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Notices of Amendments as at 22 June 2020
23 June 2020
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Notices of Amendments as at 19 June 2020
22 June 2020
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Notices of Amendments as at 18 June 2020
19 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 June 2020
17 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 June 2020
16 June 2020
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 11 June 2020
12 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 June 2020
11 June 2020
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Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 June 2020
10 June 2020
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Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 9 June 2020
9 June 2020
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8 June 2020
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5 June 2020
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Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 June 2020
4 June 2020
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3 June 2020
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2 June 2020
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21 May 2020
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11 May 2020
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7 May 2020
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5 May 2020
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4 May 2020
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1 May 2020
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30 April 2020
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29 April 2020
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In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

Grouping of Lords Amendments by Secretary Priti Patel and selection of motions and amendments relating to Lords Amendments by the Speaker
26 April 2021
Commons
Grouping of Lords Amendments by Secretary Priti Patel and selection of motions and amendments relating to Lords Amendments by the Speaker
15 April 2021
Commons
Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments
6 July 2020
Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments (Day 5)
17 June 2020
Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments (Day 4)
15 June 2020
Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments (Day 3)
11 June 2020
Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments - Day 2 (10 June)
9 June 2020
Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments (Clauses 1 to 32)
8 June 2020
Commons

Details of proceedings in Public Bill Committee or Committee of the whole House, on any report (consideration) stage, and on any consideration of Lords Amendments or any subsequent Lords Messages. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Message as at 26 April 2021
26 April 2021
Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 15 April 2021
16 April 2021
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 6 July 2020
7 July 2020
Commons
All proceedings up to 17 June 2020 at Public Bill Committee stage
18 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 June 2020
18 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 June 2020
17 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 June 2020
12 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 June 2020
11 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 9 June 2020
10 June 2020
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 June 2020
5 June 2020
Commons

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

Briefing Paper on progress of the Bill
3 July 2020
Commons
Briefing paper on second reading
23 April 2020
Commons

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

21st Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
4 November 2020
Lords
28th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
4 November 2020
Lords
14th Report of the Select Committee on the Constitution
16 September 2020
Lords

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

17 May 2020
Commons

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

Domestic Abuse Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
15 July 2020
Lords

The Government human rights memorandum is prepared by the Government to assist the Joint Committee on Human Rights with its scrutiny of the Bill’s human rights implications.

Supplementary Human Rights Memorandum from the Home Office and Ministry of Justice
25 March 2021
Commons
Supplementary Human Rights Memorandum from the Ministry of Justice
6 July 2020
Commons
Human Rights Memorandum from Home Office, Ministry of Justice, and Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
31 March 2020
Commons

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House of Commons Committee stage

Written Evidence: The AIRE Centre (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe (DAB83)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Victim Support (DAB84)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: London Victims' Commissioner (DAB85)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Fulfilling Lives South East Partnership (DAB86)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Latin American Women's Aid and Dr Charlotte Proudman (DAB87)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: RISE (DAB88)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Welsh Women's Aid (DAB89)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Southall Black Sisters - further submission (DAB90)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Craig A Harper and Dr Dean Fido, lecturers in forensic psycholoy at UK Universities (University of Derby; Nottingham Trent University) (DAB91)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Brian Maloney (DAB92)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (DAB94)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Step Up Migrant Women Coalition - Further submission (DAB95)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: The Disabilities Trust (DAB96)
18 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Association of Directors of Children's Services (ADCS) (DAB72)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: We Can't Consent To This - further submission (DAB73)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Families Need Fathers (DAB74)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Stonewater (DAB75)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: The Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester (DAB76)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: National Housing and Domestic Abuse Policy and Practice Group (DAB77)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Frank Mullane MBE, CEO of Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse (AAFDA) (DAB78)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: 361 Life Support (DAB79)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Mumsnet (DAB80)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Joint submission from Action for Children, AVA, Agenda, Barnardo's, Beck Fitzgerald, CWJ, Children's Society, Employers' Initiative, EVAW, Hestia, LAWRS, NCB, NSPCC, SafeLives, UK SAYS NO MORE, and Victim Support (DAB81)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: National Association of Child Contact Centres (DAB82)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Mothers' Union (DAB71)
17 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Prison Reform Trust (DAB01)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (DAB02)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Transform Justice (DAB03)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: The ManKind Initiative (DAB04)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Andrew Todd (DAB07)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Rape Crisis England & Wales (RCEW) (DAB05)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Centre for Women's Justice (submission on non-fatal strangulation) (DAB06)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Centre for Women's Justice (further submission on pre-charge bail) (DAB08)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Cris McCurley (DAB09)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Soroptimist UK Programme Action Committee (UKPAC) (DAB10)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Helen Bichard, Trainee Clinical Psychologist (DAB11)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Amnesty International UK (DAB12)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Equi-law UK (DAB13)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Refugee Council (DAB14)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: FNF Both Parents Matter Cymru (DAB15)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Grazia Magazine (DAB16)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Magistrates Association (DAB17)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Southall Black Sisters (DAB18)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Southall Black Sisters: Annex 4 (detailed amendments to the Bill) (DAB18D)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Step-Up Migrant Women Coalition (DAB19)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: We Can't Consent to This (DAB20)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Age UK (DAB21)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Local Government Association (LGA) (DAB22)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Resolution (DAB23)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: JUSTICE (DAB24)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) (DAB25)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Men & Women Working Together (MWWT) (DAB27)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Working Chance (DAB26)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Mr R S Wells, Director of Domestic Abuse Business Support Ltd "Bridging the Gap Project" (DAB28)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Employers' Initiative on Domestic Abuse (DAB29)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Royal College of Psychiatrists (DAB30)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Latin American Women's Rights Service (DAB31)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Joint submission from 29 VAWG (violence against women and girls) sector organisations (DAB32)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Refuge (DAB33)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Drive (DAB34)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Lucy Snow (DAB35)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Ruth Lewis (Northumbria University), Dr Matthew Hall (Arden University), and Professor Jeff Hearn (University of Huddersfield and Hanken School of Economics, Finland) (DAB36)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Violence Abuse and Mental Health Network (VAMHN) (DAB37)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: AVA (Against Violence and Abuse) (DAB38)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Action for Children (DAB39)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: FiLiA (DAB40)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: The Law Society of England and Wales (DAB41)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Women Against Rape (DAB42)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Children's Commissioner (DAB43)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Joint submission from 18 children's, domestic abuse and VAWG sector organisations and experts (DAB44)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: The London Assembly (DAB45)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales (DAB46)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Cassandra Wiener, Doctoral Researcher and Associate Tutor at the School of Law, Politics & Sociology, University of Sussex (DAB47)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Mayor of London (DAB48)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: The Children's Society (DAB49)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: HM Government (DAB50)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Mark Tierney (DAB51)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: NSPCC (DAB52)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Carla James (DAB53)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Housing (DAB54)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Vanessa d'Esterre, Domestic Abuse specialist and expert by experience (DAB55)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Tim Tierney (DAB56)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: INCADVA (Inter-Collegiate and Agency Domestic Violence Abuse) Forum (DAB57)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Attenti (DAB 58)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) (DAB59)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Mr Andrew Pain (DAB60)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Ian McNicholl (DAB61)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Philipp Tanzer (DAB62)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Follow-up letter from the Domestic Abuse Commissioner (DAB63)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: White Ribbon UK (DAB64)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Women's Aid Federation of England (DAB65)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Hestia (DAB66)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Women Against Rape (WAR) (DAB67)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Agenda (DAB68)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: APPG for Ending Homelessness (DAB69)
16 June 2020
Commons
Written Evidence: Surviving Economic Abuse (DAB70)
16 June 2020
Commons

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

Joint Committee on the Draft Domestic Abuse Bill - First Report of Session 2017–19
22 May 2020
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment from the Home Office and Ministry of Justice
3 March 2020

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Lister and others regarding welfare and victims of domestic abuse, as discussed during the Report Stage (first day) of the Bill
24 March 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Royall regarding the Domestic Abuse bill report stage debate: amendment to provide for a new MAPPA (Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements) category for serial and high harm domestic abuse and stalking perpetrators
24 March 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Lister regarding the report stage debate: amendment 91: ensuring reference to the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) strategy in the statutory guidance
24 March 2021
Letter from Baroness Willliams to Baroness Campbell regarding the report stage debate: amendments 4,5 and 6: inclusion of carers within the definition of "personally connected" in clause 2
24 March 2021
Letter from Lord Parkinson to Baroness Burt regarding school places and free school meals, as discussed during the Report Stage
18 March 2021
Letter from Lord Parkinson to Baroness Burt regarding school places and free school meals, as discussed during the Report Stage
18 March 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Finlay regarding alcohol and mental health support
10 March 2021
Letter from Baroness Barran and Baroness Williams of Trafford to Baroness Benjamin regarding the Domestic Abuse Bill committee stage debate: amendment 177A on the impact of online pornography
8 March 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Armstrong regarding amendment 15 of the Report Stage of the Bill: the duties of public authorities in relation to training
8 March 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Baroness Lister and others regarding the provision of local welfare assistance schemes by local authorities, as discussed during the Committee Stage of the Bill
5 March 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and others regarding homelessness and the operation of local connection criteria across national borders within the UK, as discussed during the Committee Stage
5 March 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Butler-Sloss and others regarding the inclusion of support for victims of forced marriage in the guidance on training provided to local authorities, as discussed during the Committee Stage
3 March 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford and Lord Wolfson of Tredegar regarding Government amendments for the Report Stage of the Domestic Abuse Bill. Incl. annex containing the Keeling schedules showing section 76 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 and section 33 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 as amended by the relevant new clauses
1 March 2021
Letter from Lord Wolfson of Tredeger to Lord Marks and others regarding polygraph examinations as raised during the Committee Stage (fifth day).
24 February 2021
Letter from Lord Wolfson to Lord Hylton regarding an issue raised during the Committee Stage (Day 4) of the Bill: extraterritorial jurisdiction
15 February 2021
Letter from Lord Wolfson to Baroness Hamwee, Lord Paddick and others regarding questions raised during the Committee Stage
15 February 2021
Letter from Lord Wolfson of Tredegar to Baroness Hamwee regarding a point raised during the Committee Stage Bill: where an individual is a victim of domestic abuse, but acts in self-defence or commits a crime
15 February 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Lister regarding the Bill committee stage debate (day two): amendment 34 - payment of Universal Credit to victims of domestic abuse
11 February 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord Lucas regarding the committee stage (day three): support provided by local authorities to victims of domestic abuse.
11 February 2021
Letter from Lord Parkinson to Baroness Butler-Sloss and others regarding an issue raised during the Committee Stage (first day) of the Bill: the definition of "personally connected"
3 February 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Peers regarding Government amendments tabled for the Committee Stage: DAPOs, statutory guidance, prohibition of cross-examination in person, non-fatal strangulation
26 January 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord Rosser and others regarding the statutory guidance to accompany Parts 3 and 4 of the Bill
26 January 2021
Letter from Baroness Williams to Peers regarding issues raised during the Second Reading of the Bill
26 January 2021
Letter dated 29/06/2020 from Victoria Atkins MP and Alex Chalk MP to Jess Phillips MP and others regarding Government amendments for the Report Stage
29 June 2020
Letter dated from Victoria Atkins MP and Alex Chalk MP to Jess Phillips MP and others regarding points raised during the Second Reading of the Domestic Abuse Bill
28 May 2020
Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Baroness Hamwee and others
10 March 2020
Letter from Victoria Atkins MP to Carolyn Harris MP regarding concerns raised about data in the Crime Survey for England and Wales not accounting for victims over the age of 74
3 March 2020

House of Lords Committee stage

Committee: 6th sitting (Hansard)
10 February 2021
Lords
Committee: 6th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
10 February 2021
Lords
Committee: 5th sitting (Hansard)
8 February 2021
Lords
Committee: 5th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
8 February 2021
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard)
3 February 2021
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
3 February 2021
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard)
1 February 2021
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
1 February 2021
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
27 January 2021
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
27 January 2021
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
25 January 2021
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
25 January 2021
Lords

House of Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
5 January 2021
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
5 January 2021
Lords

House of Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
7 July 2020
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
7 July 2020
Lords

House of Commons Report stage

6 July 2020
Commons

House of Commons 2nd reading

28 April 2020
Commons

House of Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
28 April 2020
Commons

Full transcripts

House of Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sitting so far
9 September 2020
Commons
22 June 2020
Commons
18 June 2020
Commons
17 June 2020
Commons
17 June 2020
Commons
15 June 2020
Commons
12 June 2020
Commons
11 June 2020
Commons
11 June 2020
Commons
10 June 2020
Commons
10 June 2020
Commons
5 June 2020
Commons
5 June 2020
Commons

Royal Assent

29 April 2021

House of Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

27 April 2021
Lords
21 April 2021
Lords

House of Lords 3rd reading

24 March 2021
Lords

House of Lords Report stage

17 March 2021
Lords
15 March 2021
Lords
10 March 2021
Lords
8 March 2021
Lords

Royal Assent

Minutes of Proceedings
29 April 2021

House of Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

Minutes of Proceedings
27 April 2021
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings
21 April 2021
Lords

House of Lords 3rd reading

Minutes of Proceedings
24 March 2021
Lords

House of Lords Report stage

Minutes of Proceedings
17 March 2021
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings
15 March 2021
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings
10 March 2021
Lords
Minutes of Proceedings
8 March 2021
Lords

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

House of Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

Consideration of Lords Amendments
26 April 2021
Commons
Consideration of Lords Amendments
15 April 2021
Commons

House of Commons 3rd reading

6 July 2020
Commons