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Burglary laws for householders

Homeowners who use force against burglars will get more protection under Government plans, unless they use "grossly disproportionate" violence, the new Justice Secretary Chris Grayling will say today.

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  1. ITV News Correspondent Romilly Weeks

Justice Sec: 'The law will be on the side of homeowners'

I asked Justice Secretary Chris Grayling to set out the difference between disproportionate and grossly disproportionate in reference to burglars.

He said: "If you react in way that in the cold light of day might seem over the top, the law will still be on your side...

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