Articles tagged with Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme
Clare’s Law: a simple solution, or more confusion?
“The news this morning that ‘Clare’s Law’, by which according to the BBC ‘enables women to check the police record of a new boyfriend’ will be expanded to cover the whole of England and Wales is one that fills me with unease.” Paul Bernal wonders whether the expansion of Clare’s Law is about headline-grabbing or something that can really help.
Nobody told me there’d be days like this…
Disclosure schemes are being trialled allowing applicants to check their partner’s past for violence, how might they help address the issue of domestic abuse? This week in the news there have been calls to expand a pilot of a scheme under which applicants could be given advanced warning of their partner’s violent past. The Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme, […]