This is not a long-term plan for safety from violence.
Theresa May approves £20m funding boost for women's refuges
"Some cash-strapped councils have been forced to cut back on non-statutory services as their grants from central government have been reduced, leading to a wave of warnings that refuges face closure.
Women’s charities have also warned that those fleeing domestic violence can sometimes be turned away when they seek refuge outside their local area.
Women’s Aid, which the government has consulted about its plans, recently warned that 17% of specialist women’s refuges had closed since 2010 and that more than 155 women a day were being turned away from refuges because there was not enough suitable places available."
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