Writing for the 'Independent Parliamentary Inquiry into Stalking Law Reform' in February 2012, Rt Hon Elfyn Llwyd MP said:
– Rt Hon Elfyn Llwyd MP, in February 2012
Stalking is a crime that rips relationships apart and shatters lives. But for too long it has remained a hidden crime, a crime which victims have been reluctant to report out of fear that they wouldn’t be taken seriously.
Too many victims receive little or no support from the criminal justice system while sentencing practices mean perpetrators receive insufficient punishment for the damage they have caused. For no longer should the rights of perpetrators overrule the rights all victims have to safety