The APPG is an informal cross-party All-Party Parliamentary Group focused on perpetrators of domestic abuse. The purpose of the APPG is to provide a forum for discussion around legislation and policy on perpetrators of domestic abuse. It aims to ensure members of Parliament have access to information about responses to perpetrators of domestic violence and what makes an effective and safe perpetrator programme.
Respect holds the secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse.
Following our meeting on 21 January 2021, we are delighted to have elected to the Chair of the APPG Alex Davies-Jones MP
The group is composed as follows:
- Chair: Alex Davies-Jones MP
- Vice-Chair: Maria Miller MP
- Vice-Chair: Huw Merriman MP
- Treasurer: Gavin Newlands MP
- Secretary: Baroness Bertin
- Officer: Liz Saville Roberts MP
- Officer: Tonia Antoniazzi MP
- Officer: Christine Jardine MP
- Officer: Peter Gibson MP
- Officer: Naz Shah MP
- Officer: Sarah Owen MP
- Member: Preet Kaur Gill MP
- Member: Tony Lloyd MP
- Member: Sarah Champion MP
- Member: Karin Smith MP
- Member: Stephanie Peacock MP
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APPG on Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse (11 March 2021)
Our most recent APPG focused on DAPOs – the new Domestic Abuse Protection Orders that are created by the DA Bill - and on the part within them that allows judges to put positive requirements on DA perpetrators.