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'Many cases' of domestic violence never reach police

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More convictions and more cases of domestic violence than ever before are being carried out by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), it reports.

Sandra Horley, chief executive of the charity Refuge, and Keir Starmer, director of public prosecutions at the CPS, debate whether enough is being done to convert a large number of recorded offences into convictions.


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