Covid-19, together with Lockdown, has brought about an increased sense of community spirit right across my Aldridge-Brownhills constituency. However, at the same time the pandemic has highlighted some of the worst aspects of our day to day life.


Domestic violence and abuse is a pernicious crime, and can affect us all. It is important to remember that even during the current lockdown restrictions you can still leave your home if you are experiencing domestic abuse.


The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is staffed 24 hours a day and can be reached on 0808 2000 247 alternatively they are available at