Falkirk councillor hits out at domestic abuse

Councillor Jim Blackwood has highlighted the problem

Councillor Jim Blackwood has highlighted the problem

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The link between alcohol and domestic abuse is to be put in the spotlight by a new campaign.

Police are teaming up with health officials, as well as groups tackling abuse in the home and violence against women.

During 2012-13, almost 2000 cases of domestic abuse were reported to police in the Falkirk area. Statistics show that in 85 per cent of cases, the victim of domestic abuse was female and the perpetrator was male.

 

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