HC Deb 17 December 1975 vol 902 c1396

Miss Jo Richardson, supported by Mr. Andrew Bennett, Mrs. Millie Miller, Mr. John Ovenden, Mrs. Audrey Wise, Mr. Eddie Loyden, Mrs. Ann Taylor, Mr. Tom Litterick, Mrs. Renée Short, Mr. John Garrett, Mrs. Maureen Colquhoun, and Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, presented a Bill to amend the law relating to matrimonial injunction; to provide the police with powers of arrest for the breach of injunction in cases of domestic violence; to provide for the obtaining of such injunction in the absence of a claim for damages; and to make further provision for the protection of the rights of victims of domestic violence: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday, 13th February and to be printed [Bill 26].