After constant pressure from campaigners including Leyla Hussein, the home affairs select committee will examine if the legal framework is fit for purpose and they will also look into why there hasn’t been a prosecutions in three decades.
Following the airing of The Cruel Cut Leyla now has over 94,000 signatures. She states that the battle is failing because "multi-agency guidelines are not statutory, implementation at local authority and NHS level is disjointed, funding is minimal, and nobody is monitoring or holding anyone to account"
And we're back... we've been off your screens for a few weeks now and thought we would treat you with a special Christmas edition of The Great British Bake Off! Watch Paul and Mary bake some lovely festive treats tonight on BBC Two at 20:00.
The Great British Sewing Bee is back for a Christmas special! Tune in tonight to see this year’s semi-finalists; Ann, Sandra, Lauren and Stuart and of course our judges May Martin and Patrick Grant. Lots of great tips and ideas for Christmas presents, decorations and stocking fillers!
Judges Patrick Grant and May Martin reunite with the show's semi-finalists Stuart, Sandra and Lauren and winner Ann to pool their experience and talents to make everything from Christmas table linen to exquisite tree decorations. Ann demonstrates how to create a teddy bear, Stuart produces a tweed satchel, Sandra puts together a gardening belt and Lauren constructs a fabric doll's house. As they sew, they all share stories of their own family Christmas traditions.