Date lodged: 17 November 2016
To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether local, specialist services are best-placed to support women and children affected by domestic abuse.
Answered by: Angela Constance 29 November 2016
The Scottish Government recognises and values the significant contribution that local, specialist services make to supporting women and children affected by domestic abuse. We are committed to working with Scottish Women's Aid, CoSLA and key partners to ensure that women and children experiencing domestic abuse receive support.