Publication - Consultation analysis

Criminal Offence of Domestic Abuse Analysis of Consultation Responses

Published: 9 Sep 2016
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order

Analysis of responses to the consultation of proposed specific criminal offence of abusive behaviour in relation to a partner or ex-partner.

Criminal Offence of Domestic Abuse Analysis of Consultation Responses
Annex 1: Respondents by type

Annex 1: Respondents by type

Type of respondent

Advocacy and support groups

Abused Men In Scotland
Ross-shire Women's Aid
Scottish Women's Aid
Scottish Women's Convention
Stonewall Scotland
Victim Support Scotland

Children's and young people's groups

Children 1 st
Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland
LGBT Youth Scotland
Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

Law enforcement, legal and academic respondents

ESRC/Edinburgh University IMPACT project - Dr C Houghton and 8 young survivors of domestic abuse
(Dr) Mo Egan for and on behalf of Criminal Law and Evidence Students at Abertay University
Police Scotland
Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
Sheriffs' Association
The Faculty of Advocates
The Law Society of Scotland
The Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research
(Ms) Vanessa Bettinson (of De Montfort University, Leicester)

Local Authority, health and MAP respondents

Aberdeen City Council Community Safety Partnership
Aberdeenshire Council, Adult Services
(The) City of Edinburgh Council
Clackmannanshire and Stirling Child Protection Committee
Clackmannanshire Violence Against Women Partnership and Falkirk Gender Based Violence Partnership
Community Safety Glasgow
Dumfries and Galloway Domestic Abuse and Violence Against Women Partnership
Dundee Violence Against Women Partnership
East Ayrshire Violence Against Women Partnership
East Lothian and Midlothian Public Protection Committee
Forensic Faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Highland Violence Against Women Partnership
Inverclyde Violence Against Women Multi Agency Partnership
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Health Scotland
North Ayrshire Violence Against Women Partnership
North Lanarkshire's Violence Against Women Working Group
Scottish Borders Violence Against Women Partnership
South Lanarkshire Council
South West Scotland Community Justice Authority (on behalf of Scotland's Community Justice Authorities)


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