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North Derbyshire Radio – Gracie’s Law petition hits 100,000 signatures – Interview with Jackie Barnett-Wheatcroft.

todayJanuary 13, 2022 13

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A petition to force action on stalking following the murder of Gracie Spinks, killed last year in Derbyshire, has reached 100,000 signatures through the hard work and campaigning of local people.

The petitions aim is to put pressure on the Government to provide more funding for stalking advocates to support victims of stalking.

Gracie, 23, of Chesterfield, was murdered in Duckmanton on June 18 last year.

She had contacted police four months before she died to make an allegation of stalking about her killer, whose body was also discovered that day.

Campaign organiser – Jackie Barnett-Wheatcroft spoke to North Derbyshire Radio’s Andy Liversidge about reaching the milestone figure and what happens next – Click below to hear the full interview.

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