Leading a double life is abuse
The Domestic Abuse Bill has passed through the House of Commons, been updated and had it's first reading in the House of Lords.
Next there will be a second reading, a committee will form to review the Bill and make further amendments, before a report stage and third reading. Then there is a final consideration of amendments before it's signed by the Queen to become law.
The Bill is the most comprehensive package ever to tackle this horrendous crime and has been widely welcomed by charities and stakeholders.
You can follow the progress of the bill here.
She describes the Conservative government's agenda for the year ahead and includes courts work better for all those that engage with them including victims of domestic abuse (4mins 52)
Met with local MP Kwasi Kwarteng who supported the ambition to find other victims and campaign for change.
Campaign started after watching MP Rosie Duffield give an emotional speech in the Commons about her personal experience of domestic violence saying sometimes there are no bruises. She encouraged others to come forward.
Victims all report a consistent theme - the perpetrator pursued a campaign of dominance.
A grieving widow discovers that her seemingly ideal husband lived many secret lives. True story portraying life changing impact.
When his wife is killed in a car crash, Professor Jonah Murray discovers she had been leading a secret life.
Tone deaf 'comedy' portraying abuser as a 'philandering' travel writer attempting to balance his two family lives.