It’s your vote

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A scheme giving women the “right to know” if a partner has a history of domestic violence begins today.

The pilot scheme is also known as Clare’s Law after campaigning for a change in the law to help protect women by Michael Brown, the father of a murder victim.

His daughter, Clare Wood, was strangled and set on fire by her ex-boyfriend George Appleton at her home in Salford, Greater Manchester, in February 2009.

Today we ask: WToday’s question: Should women have a legal right to know if their new partners have a history of domestic violence?