Consultation begins on domestic violence disclosure scheme – The Guardian

Posted October 26th, 2011 in consultations, criminal records, disclosure, domestic violence, news by sally

“Women could soon have the right to know whether a new partner has a history of domestic violence under proposed legislation announced by the home secretary, Theresa May. The Home Office has launched a consultation over how a national domestic violence disclosure scheme could work in practice following a campaign by the father of Clare Wood, who was strangled in 2009 by an ex-boyfriend she had met through Facebook.”

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The Guardian, 25th October 2011