Scottish Women's Aid public statement on the resignation of Bill Walker

7 Sep 2013
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Scottish Women’s Aid welcomes the resignation of Bill Walker. We are disappointed Mr Walker cites media attention as the reason, rather than the twenty-three charges of assault and one breach of the peace involving an air gun against three partners and one step daughter. We would like to commend the bravery of these women in speaking out.

This case has highlighted on-going concerns that domestic abuse is routinely prosecuted at summary trail, and we will be raising this with the Crown Office.

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If you need immediate help contact Women's Aid, the police domestic abuse liaison officer or your local social work office.

You can also phone the domestic abuse helpline on 0800 027 1234

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One in five women experiences domestic abuse.

 

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