Rape Clause
Domestic Abuse in Scotland

Esther McVey’s ‘Rape Clause’ comments not significant enough to report says BBC Editor

Comments made by a UK minister in defence of the Rape Clause were not important enough to report, the Editor of Reporting Scotland has said. Esther McVey claimed the policy, which forces women who have been raped to provide details of their ...

Rape Clause

A BBC Scotland complaint – The ‘Rape Clause’ edit

Below is a complaint submitted to BBC on Monday April 23rd.  The complaint relates to an item broadcast on Reporting Scotland that centred on comments made by UK minister Esther McVey whilst appearing in front of a Scottish Parliament ...