Tackling Crime

I will back our police by supporting measures to equip our officers with the powers and tools they need to keep themselves and all of us safe. I will lobby for more support  to tackle rural crime and press for measures to tackle violence against women and girls.


Visiting a Cumbria domestic abuse centre

Victoria Atkins, Member of Parliament for Louth and Horncastle, recently visited Springfield Domestic Abuse Centre in her ministerial capacity as Home Office Undersecretary of State.

Speaking up on Crime in Rural Areas

I opened the debate on Rural Crime & Public Services speaking from my own experience as MP for one of the largest rural constituencies in England.

Raising awareness of scams

Thank you to Deputy PCC Stuart Tweedale, Junior PCSO’s from Spilsby Primary School and Lincolnshire Police who were out and about in Horncastle raising awareness of scams.

Election to Vice Chair of the APPG on Financial Crime and Scams

Today, Victoria Atkins MP became Vice Chair of the new All Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Crime and Scams.

In the first six months of this year alone, 120 addresses in Louth & Horncastle were victims of fraudulent activity. Over half of these were cases of identity fraud.

#Handsoff Campaign to end abuse

The Handsoff Campaign sends a simple but powerful message to end violence against women and children.

Victoria joined colleagues at the #handsoff launch in Parliament to support victims in speaking out about abuse.