Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 10th July 2019.

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Photo of Gloria De Piero Gloria De Piero Shadow Minister (Justice)

A Nottinghamshire woman whose husband is in prison for her attempted murder was yesterday served with a letter from his lawyers demanding £100,000 as a settlement in their divorce. She would have to sell her family home to give him that money, and it is simply wrong. Would the Prime Minister support a change in the law to remove automatic entitlement to joint assets in such cases?