The family of a nurse killed by her former partner have won a campaign to change legal guidance.
Jane Clough, from Lancashire was stabbed to death by Jonathan Vass while he was awaiting trial for raping her. He has never faced the sexual assault charges.
Our Correspondent Claire Ashforth reports.
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