iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for 21/05/2013

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio


1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 21 May 2013

Are the authorities getting it right on domestic violence?

The family of a woman murdered by her ex-boyfriend wants a public inquiry into how police and others deal with complaints of domestic violence.

Maria Stubbings was killed at home by a man who had already served a murder sentence in Germany. Essex Police have been criticised for failing to protect her.

Have you gone to the police to report domestic violence? Have you asked for help on someone else's behalf? What response did you get?

Do you deal with reports of domestic violence? What are the challenges you face? Are there things you could do differently?

Are the authorities getting it right on domestic violence? Rachel Burden takes your calls.


5 live News Specials

News Specials

Download BBC Radio 5 live's in-depth interviews and documentaries.

Changing China season

Changing China

Breakfast finds out what life is like in modern China since the Beijing Olympics.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss