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03 December, 2015

Welsh Women’s Aid response to the Spending Review announcement on funding women’s services:

This week, the UK Government announced their spending review priorities, which included ring-fencing proceeds from the ‘tampon tax’ to provide £15million to fund “women’s services” each year. This included a shared £2million between England-based domestic abuse charities – Women’s Aid England and Safe Lives – and it was further announced that an allocation of £40million would be made for local domestic abuse services in England.Welsh Women’s Aid CEO, Eleri Butler, responds to these proposals and calls for action to save specialist services in Wales. Please click here to view full response.

We will be at the #SexualViolenceAPPG raising the need for sustainable funding for specialist services in Wales - our members have told us about unprecedented increases in demand that have not been matched by equivalent investment in support twitter.com/rapecrisiseand…

About an hour ago from WelshWomensAid's Twitter