Evaluation of Greater Together: Lancashire Area Domestic Abuse Service Consortium

Melanie McCarry, Emily Yeend

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    Abstract

    Burnley and Preston have concentrations of some of the “most deprived” areas in England whilst Fylde and Ribble Valley are ranked amongst the “least deprived” in England and host low levels of crime (Radford et al., 2015). Notwithstanding regional variations, national crime rates are falling, however domestic abuse remains an ever present problem. In England and Wales, 8.5% of women and 4.5% of men have experienced domestic abuse in the past year, equivalent to 1.4 million women and 700,000 men. And the ONS report that lifetime experiences of domestic abuse are in the region of the 4.9 million women (28% of the female population) and 2.4 million men (or 15% of the population) have experienced domestic abuse since the age of 16. For 2013-14, Lancashire experienced violence against the person at higher 4 levels than the North West region and England and Wales overall. For example, rates in Burnley were 90 offences per 1,000 population and in Preston 80 offences per 1,000 population compared against the national average of 14 crimes per 1,000 population (Radford et al, 2015; ONS, 2015).
    LanguageEnglish
    Place of PublicationPreston
    Number of pages68
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2015

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    offense
    evaluation
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    violence
    human being
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    Keywords

    • domestic abuse
    • monitoring abuse
    • children
    • young people
    • domestic abuse support

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    Preston, 2015. 68 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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