Vera Baird

Banner Image of Vera Baird

News February 2016

Police and employers agree to work closely together to combat crimes against businesses 26th February 2016

A landmark Agreement to work together to combat crime against businesses has been signed by the North East’s three Police and Crime Commissioners, and the Institute of Directors. The Agreement says that businesses and the Police will work together...

Read More 

PCC encourages local communities to help make an impact on reducing burglaries 22nd February 2016

Local communities across Sunderland and South Tyneside are being encouraged to help Northumbria Police make an impact on reducing burglaries. Earlier this month Northumbria Police launched Operation Impact aimed at targeting burglars in Sunderland and South Tyneside. Since the...

Read More 

Vera Baird visits old police station to praise work of local charity 19th February 2016

Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird made a special visit to Ashington’s old Police Station to see first-hand the excellent work being undertaken by local charity organisation, Real Deal Plus. Real Deal Plus is an independent Charity established in...

Read More 

Northumbria PCC Vera Baird welcomes legal aid change for domestic violence cases 19th February 2016

Government rules restricting access to legal aid for domestic violence victims have been ruled unlawful by the Court of Appeal, a change welcomed by Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird. It means the Government will now have to...

Read More 

Vera Baird presents safety course awards to Arts 4 Wellbeing 19th February 2016

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird has commended members from Arts 4 Wellbeing who have successfully completed a safety course and presented the candidates with their certificates at a ceremony earlier today. Arts 4 Wellbeing provides support to...

Read More 

Vera Baird presents safety course awards 19th February 2016

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird has commended members from Arts 4 Wellbeing who have successfully completed a safety course and presented the candidates with their certificates at a ceremony yesterday. Arts 4 Wellbeing provides support to people...

Read More 

Northumbria Police response to PEEL report 18th February 2016

This is the Northumbria Police response to the HMIC PEEL Effectiveness report – which has judged Northumbria to be ‘good’  on its overall effectiveness in reducing crime and keeping people safe. Chief Constable Steve Ashman said: “Protecting the vulnerable...

Read More 

The North East’s Police and Crime Commissioners show strong support for victims of the effects of excessive alcohol consumption 18th February 2016

The consequences of excessive alcohol consumption were shown in sharp relief at a major conference hosted by the North East’s three Police and Crime Commissioners in Durham today. Speakers at the event included: - Jon Foster, Senior Research and...

Read More 

The North East’s Police and Crime Commissioners call for a parliamentary debate about reducing alcohol consumption 18th February 2016

A major conference in Durham on Wednesday is expected to call for changes in the licensing laws for alcohol. The key outcomes of the conference are expected to form the basis of a debate in Parliament. Over one hundred...

Read More 

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Newsletter – February 2016 12th February 2016

February 2016 Newsletter

Read More