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Govt announces 30 new domestic violence courts
Specialist courts extended for domestic violence victims

The government has announced a new wave of specialist domestic violence courts to support victims of domestic abuse. The 30 new Specialist Domestic Violence Courts (SDVC) brings the total number of dedicated domestic violence courts across England and Wales to 98. Ministers argue the courts are more effective at procuring a prosecution and offer more… Read more »

Tories claim women turned away from maternity units
Tories: Maternity units ‘overburdened’

More than two in five hospital trusts had to turn away women in labour from the maternity services last year because they were full, the Conservatives have claimed. The findings come as the Tories increase their opposition to the government’s plans to close many smaller maternity units. The figures, obtained under the Freedom of Information… Read more »