A proposed law that we have been campaigning for is one step closer to becoming a reality. Following Dr Eleanor Aston’s terrifying eight year stalking ordeal at the hands of Raymond Knight we worked with Gloucester MP Richard Graham and MP for Cheltenham Alex Chalk to increase the maximum sentence for stalkers from five to… Read more
Good news: Following the debate in Northern Ireland a review is now underway led by Paul Frew, MLA and Chairman of the Justice Committee. The priorities include a focus on stalking, coercive control, sexual crimes and public protection arrangements.
The Stalking Sentencing Bill second reading was postponed today (Friday 28 October) and will now have it’s second reading on November 18. Alex Chalk, MP first introduced the Bill under the Ten Minute Rule on October 12 2016. He made a compelling case for change and we are proud to be working along side him,… Read more
Assembly members from all sides of the house backed the DUP motion calling for new stalking measures on Monday 12 September, which is significant progress following our campaign. Paul Frew DUP MLA and Chairman of the Justice Committee in The Assembly spoke about the need for new legislation to tackle stalking in Northern Ireland. He highlighted… Read more
Stalking should be recognised as a serious crime in Northern Ireland to prevent Murders In Slow Motion 12 September 2016 We have been campaigning for a stalking law in Northern Ireland. Following our successful All Party Parliamentary Stalking Law Reform Campaign in England and Wales, a new stalking law was introduced in November 2012. Scotland… Read more