The Mirror report:

Up to one in five wife-beaters could be escaping justice because of police cuts.

Despite an increase in domestic violence since the election almost 15% fewer suspects are now being hauled before prosecutors, according to Freedom of Information statistics seen by the Mirror.

In some police forces there has been a drop of almost 20% over the last three years.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.