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News June 2017

Vera Baird calls for alcohol licensing law changes across UK 30th June 2017

Vera Baird calls for alcohol licensing law changes across UK Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird is once again calling on the Government to deliver an increase in the minimum price of alcohol across ALL of the UK....

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Crackdown on human trafficking supported by Dame Vera Baird 22nd June 2017

Northumbria Police has launched dawn raids to safeguard vulnerable people believed to be victims of human trafficking and modern day slavery. In recent months the force has been working closely with the National Crime Agency (NCA), Newcastle City Council,...

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Vera Baird supports Armed Forces Day 22nd June 2017

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Dame Vera Baird is honouring our service men and women by raising awareness of the importance of veteran welfare this Armed Forces Day. Taking place on Saturday 24th June, Armed Forces Day is an...

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“Our prisons need saving from this current chaos”, say Dame Vera Baird 22nd June 2017

“Our prisons need saving from this current chaos”, are the words of Dame Vera Baird, backing the sentiments of the Howard League for Penal Reform’s response to a ‘devastating’ report on support for prisoners. On the same day that...

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‘Our police forces need to be properly funded’ says Dame Vera Baird 22nd June 2017

Over the last few days, there has been comments made by Government Ministers stating that police funding has been protected and Dame Vera Baird QC, Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria is providing clarity from an “on the ground...

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May’s lack of vision creates a weak Queen’s Speech 21st June 2017

The Prime Minister has pledged to work with “humility and resolve’ to make our country stronger, fairer, safer and more united. The content of the Queen’s Speech however shows a government of chaos that has had to fiddle the...

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Human trafficking crackdown supported by Vera Baird 14th June 2017

Three men and two women have been sentenced for people trafficking into the UK for exploitation at a case heard today at Leeds Crown Court. Robert Dolinski, 38 was sentenced to 3 years 2 months for 1 count of...

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Vera Baird praises cadets for 1,000 hours of volunteering in ONE WEEK 14th June 2017

Northumbria Police have praised their fantastic volunteer cadets – after the teenagers racked up more than 1,000 hours of volunteering in just ONE WEEK. Around 300 of the police cadets volunteered across the force area as part of National...

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Vera Baird grateful for volunteers who support policing 7th June 2017

Northumbria Police and Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird DBE QC, have reinforced their commitment to those who give up their own time to support policing as part of National Volunteer Week. National Volunteer Week, which runs from June...

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PCC Newsletter June 2017 6th June 2017

PCC Newsletter June 2017

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