Women make use of Clare's law

Dozens of women in Greater Manchester have come forward to use Clare's Law to discover if they are at risk of domestic violence from a partner, police said today.

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More than 50 disclosures granted on domestic abuse

Sixty five people have applied for a disclosure about a boyfriend or an individual who was in a relationship with someone they knew, Greater Manchester Police said.

  • A further 25 applications were submitted by agencies where it was felt somebody might be at risk
  • Fifty three disclosures were granted on application
  • In other cases the partner did not have a record of violent offences, or there was no information that a risk was present

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