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In real fear of further violence, women seek refuge with charities. Without this support women are more likely to return to abusive partners and give up their case
Yvette Cooper promises to help forces increase diversity, even if it means law has to be changed
'That means one in five people are now getting away with it,' says shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper
Liberal Democrat councils are the worst for getting women into senior town hall jobs, Labour claimed today.
Home Secretary accused of trying to placate Tory party’s 'rabid' Eurosceptic backbenchers at the expense of fighting cross-border crime
Labour's dismissal of restorative justice jars with the party's core values
David Cameron has made a pitch to the Tory right after he raised the prospect of temporary withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights in an attempt to deport the extremist preacher Abu Qatada from Britain.
Changes to benefits and personal taxation mean the female population is hit hardest
‘Disgraceful’ PM accused of letting Chief Whip 'swing in the wind'
Lib Dem leader says proposals to give police powers to monitor internet use need major 'rethink'
Voter turnout for the police commissioner elections was never expected to be high, but at some polling stations not a single vote was cast.
Voters were not given enough information about the police and crime commissioner elections, Labour claimed today as turnout was expected to be as low as 10% in some areas.
Qatada could be back on British streets within two or three weeks if bail is allowed
Ed Miliband said Labour would govern for the whole country "not just for the wealthy few" as he launched Labour's English local elections campaign.
Nearly 900,000 of the nation's poorest people face losing thousands of pounds in income from next month because of cuts to tax credits, official figures reveal.
Cooper's politics are not mine but she would be populist on law and order, and she would be noticed