Battered Wives

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16 July 1973.

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Photo of Mr Jack Ashley Mr Jack Ashley , Stoke-on-Trent South 12:00, 16 July 1973

Is the Minister aware that I have given massive evidence, both in my speech and to the Prime Minister, of women who are willing to complain but have had their complaints rejected? What will the Minister do about that, in respect of police powers and their not rejecting complaints?