Hotels say offer of refuge for domestic abuse victims has been snubbed

Campaigners accuse the government of ‘unnecessary, irresponsible and lethal’ foot-dragging Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Hotel and hostel chains which offered the UK government thousands of rooms to ensure domestic abuse victims could flee violence during the coronavirus lockdown say their gesture has been snubbed. The chains, which asked not to be named, wanted to help solve the absence of refuge places as domestic violence soars . Continue reading...