On Wednesday 22nd May in a parliamentary debate on the All-Party Parliamentary Group’s recent report, ‘Achieving information and support for survivors,’ Sarah Champion MP will call on Ministers to transform Government’s response to child sexual abuse by: training frontline professionals in how to respond appropriately to disclosures of abuse; increase funding for specialist charities that provide counselling to survivors to meet demand; launch a public health campaign to tackle the stigma of abuse and provide information about available support.Read More
Following the launch today, Tuesday 7 May, of a report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse that uncovers the lifelong impact of child sexual abuse and inadequacy of accessible support for survivors, Sarah Champion MP has written to the Secretaries of State for the Home Office, Justice, Health, the Chancellor of the Exchequer and theRead More
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse today, Tuesday 7 May, launch a landmark report that uncovers the lifelong impact of child sexual abuse and exposes the failure of Government to provide survivors with information and support.Read More
Swedish Ambassador Per-Anders Sunesson today addressed MPs and Peers in Parliament on the ‘Nordic Model’ of prostitution.Read More
I was a signatory this week to a letter to the Home Secretary regarding funding for security at places of worship.
The appalling terrorist attack in Christchurch has understandably left many Muslims concerned about security, particularly as we approach Ramadan.
I was pleased that the Home Secretary has announced additional funding for security at places of worship. It is vital that this funding is released as a matter of urgency and that applications are kept as simple and as clear as possible.Read More
Sarah Champion MP, Chair of the APPGs on Sexual Violence and Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, responds to the Government’s award of the three-year Rape Support Fund, which included a 10% funding increase for specialist sexual violence and abuse services:Read More