National Working Group on Economic Abuse

The National Working Group on Economic Abuse is convened by the charity Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA).

It was established in December 2017 and seeks to:

  • Identify how economic abuse can be better addressed through policy and legislation; and
  • Close-down the ways in which perpetrators use statutory and legal systems to facilitate economic abuse.

Group members include: Advance, Agenda, Beck Fitzgerald, Citizen’s Advice, Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA), End Violence Against Women (EVAW), Family Action, GEMAP Scotland Ltd., Imkaan, Nia, Refuge, Rights of Women (ROW), Standing Together Against Domestic Violence (STADV), Solace Women’s Aid, Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA), Suzy Lamplugh Trust, Women’s Aid Federation of England (WAFE) and Woman’s Budget Group.

Individual members include: Jennifer Glinksi, Amanda Morgan and Cassandra Wiener.

Together, the Group has submitted responses to the following:

  • Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse (Home Office and Ministry of Justice, May 2018)
  • Written submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights (September 2018)