About the commissioner

Nicole Jacobs was appointed in 2019 as the first designate Domestic Abuse Commissioner for England and Wales.

DAC role

The Domestic Abuse Bill will give her specific powers which will enable her to fulfill this role, and places legal duties on public sector bodies to cooperate with her and to respond to any recommendations that she makes to them.

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Who we work with and why

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Our aim is to work with as diverse a range of people and organisations with experience of or an interest in domestic abuse as possible. We want their insight and expertise to inform our understanding of the wide spectrum of issues, challenges and concerns facing victims and survivors of domestic abuse and the organisations working with and for them, both at the front-line and strategic levels.

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