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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 4 June 2020

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Domestic Abuse Bill


 

[First and second sittings]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

Alex Chalk

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 11.30 am on Thursday

 

4 June) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Thursday 4 June; 

 

(b)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 9 June;

 

(c)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Wednesday 10 June;

 

(d)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 11 June;

 

(e)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 16 June;

 

(f)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Wednesday 17 June;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:


 
 

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Domestic Abuse Bill, continued

 
 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Thursday 4 June

Until no later than

Nicole Jacobs, Designate

 
  

12.30 pm

Domestic Abuse

 
   

Commissioner

 
 

Thursday 4 June

Until no later than

Southall Black Sisters

 
  

1.00 pm

  
 

Thursday 4 June

Until no later than

Latin American Women’s

 
  

2.15 pm

Rights Service

 
 

Thursday 4 June

Until no later than

Somiya Basar; Saliha Rashid

 
  

2.45 pm

  
 

Thursday 4 June

Until no later than

Women’s Aid Federation of

 
  

3.15 pm

England;

 
   

End Violence Against

 
   

Women Coalition

 
 

Thursday 4 June

Until no later than

Refuge; SafeLives

 
  

3.45 pm

  
 

Thursday 4 June

Until no later than

Hestia; Gisela Valle, Step Up

 
  

4.15 pm

Migrant Women UK

 
 

Thursday 4 June

Until no later than

Dame Vera Baird QC,

 
  

4.30 pm

Commissioner for Victims

 
   

and Witnesses

 
 

Thursday 4 June

Until no later than

Local Government

 
  

5.00 pm

Association;

 
   

Welsh Women’s Aid

 
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 37; Schedule 1; Clauses 38 to 62; Schedule 2;

 

Clauses 63 to 73; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the

 

Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings on the Bill shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 25 June.

 


 

Victoria Atkins

 

Alex Chalk

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

 

Agreed to

 



 
 

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Domestic Abuse Bill, continued

 
 

Victoria Atkins

 

Alex Chalk

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 

Agreed to

 


 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

Nicole Jacobs, Designate Domestic Abuse Commissioner

 

Pragna Patel, Director, Southall Black Sisters

 

Gilmara Garcia, Survivor of domestic abuse, Latin American Women‘s Rights Service

 

Somiya Basar; and Saliha Rashid

 

Lucy Hadley, Campaigns and Policy Manager, Women‘s Aid Federation of England; and Ms

 

Andrea Simon, Head of Public Affairs, End Violence against Women

 

Ms Ellie Butt, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Refuge; and Suzanne Jacob OBE, CEO, Safelives

 

(via audio link)

 

Lyndsey Dearlove, Head of UK Says NO MORE, Hestia; and Gisela Valle, Director, Latin

 

American Women‘s Rights Service

 

Dame Vera Baird QC, Victims Commissioner

 

Councillor Simon Blackburn, Leader of Blackpool Council and Chair of the LGA‘s Safer and

 

Stronger Communities Board, Local Government Association; and Sara Kirkpatrick; CEO, Welsh

 

Women‘s Aid

 

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 9 June at 9.25 a.m


 

 

Revised 18 June 2020