Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has unveiled plans to boost protection for householders who tackle intruders in their homes.
Mr Grayling wants to change the law to ensure even householders who react in away that may seem disproportionate in the cold light of day will be not be prosecuted.
Only "grossly disproportionate" responses would lead to charges.
Shipley MP Philip Davies told Calendar News that there has been "too much doubt" for "too long" over how much force can be used:
Anne McIntosh, the Conservative MP for Thirsk and Malton, also backed today's announcement:
But Hull East MP Karl Turner criticised the Justice Secretary's plans: