Why I know the stalking laws just do NOT work, by Rachel Riley

Rachel Riley yesterday backed calls for a new register of stalkers after a friend was ‘terrorised’ by her estranged husband.

The Countdown and Strictly Come Dancing star wants a change in the law to require convicted stalkers to be registered with local police.

The House of Lords will vote today on an amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill which would create a register similar to that which tracks sex offenders.

Miss Riley, 35, said she was moved to act after watching her friend suffer and had been shocked by the lack of support from the authorities.

She said: ‘This is personal for me. A wonderful and brave friend continues to seek safety for herself and her children in separating from her husband following years of in-home terrorism.

Miss Riley, 35, (pictured) said she was moved to act after watching her friend suffer and had been shocked by the lack of support from the authorities

Source: Why I know the stalking laws just do NOT work, by Rachel Riley

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By / Published On: April 21st, 2021 / Tags: / Categories: News, Opinion, Vulnerable Adults /

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