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News March 2019

‘First of its kind’ domestic abuse initiative to be offered to all Northumbria schools 25th March 2019

Schools throughout Northumbria have been given the opportunity to take part in a ‘first of its kind’ initiative developed to empower young people to speak out about domestic abuse and promote healthy relationships. Launched today (Monday 25 March) ‘Operation...

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Northumbria PCC’s response to the Justice Committee’s Inquiry into Court and Tribunal Reforms 20th March 2019

The Justice Committee held an inquiry into the HMCTS reform programme to consider the progress made with the reform so far and the implications of planned changes, particularly in relation to access to justice. To read the Commissioner’s response,...

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New collaboration agreement between PCC, Northumbria Police, TWFRS and NEAS 19th March 2019

Blue light services in the North East have reaffirmed their commitment to working together to ultimately improve services to the communities they serve. Representatives from the area’s services came together to sign a new collaboration agreement at Northumbria Police’s...

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Police and Crime Commissioner funding helps anti-social behaviour crackdown in South Tyneside 19th March 2019

Two projects to help improve community confidence and tackle anti-social behaviour in South Tyneside have been given a funding boost thanks to Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC. £10,000 of Commissioner’s Funding has been awarded to...

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Dame Vera’s comments on the #BalanceforBetter campaign – International Women’s Day 2019 8th March 2019

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC, a lawyer by profession has praised progress being made to help achieve greater gender equality in the Criminal Justice System but says there is still a long way to go....

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Dame Vera comments on government measures to tackle Violence Against Women and Girls 6th March 2019

·         Home Office launches refresh of cross-Government Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy ·         Additional 54 commitments being made, including a review into how rape and sexual violence cases are handled across the criminal justice system ·         Research has been commissioned into...

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Council Tax Information 2019-20 6th March 2019

Newsletter – Council Tax Information 2019/20

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