Father 'quietly elated' at Clare's Law rollout

The father of Clare Wood, who died at the hands of a violent ex-boyfriend, said he was "quietly elated that common sense has come to the fore" after the introduction of what has become known as Clare's Law.

"I'm glad it escalated into what it has become," Michael Wood said.

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Clare's Law introduced for domestic abuse victims

The Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme, commonly known as Clare's Law, is being launched nationally today. Clare Wood was murdered in 2009 by an ex-boyfriend with a secret violent past.