Justice Secretary Chris Grayling told the "Tonight" programme that clarifying the law on self-defence against intruders is "an important issue".
Being confronted by an intruder in your own home is terrifying, which is why the public should be in no doubt that the law is on their side.
We have already taken steps to clarify the law in this area but this is an important issue; one I have taken a keen interest in and am looking into further, as a matter of urgency.
"Tonight - In Self-Defense" will air tonight at 7.30pm on ITV1.
The Cooke’s experience at the hands of armed criminals are brought into sharp focus on ‘Tonight – In Self-Defence’ - at 7.30pm on ITV1.
In a TV exclusive, The Tonight Programme meets Vincent and Karen Cooke, who are locked in a nightmare after intruders broke into their home.