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Domestic abuse laws sunk by collapse of Stormont would be shameful: Naomi Long

Justice Minister warns work to ensure victims know ‘the law has their back’ could yet fall at the final hurdle

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Strong words: Justice Minister Naomi Long in her office. Credit: Kevin Scott

Strong words: Justice Minister Naomi Long in her office. Credit: Kevin Scott

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First Minister Paul Givan

First Minister Paul Givan

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Strong words: Justice Minister Naomi Long in her office. Credit: Kevin Scott

Justice Minister Naomi Long has described as “reckless and shameful” the threats to collapse Stormont that would see legislation aimed at protecting domestic and sexual abuse victims fall at the final hurdle.

The minister was speaking as a consultation on two strategies aimed at tackling domestic abuse and violence against women and girls was launched at Stormont.


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