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Consultations

Police & Crime Commissioners are regularly asked to provide comment to various government proposals and legislation. The OPCC regularly ask local residents to comment on proposals. See the consultations and responses here.

The Commissioner’s Response to the Government Consultation – Reporting & Acting On Child Abuse & Neglect 14th October 2016

NB To inform this response I have consulted with colleagues and partners drawn from regional schools and colleges, heath services, voluntary sector organisations, social housing providers, LSCBs & local authority policy departments.   The Current Child Protection System  ...

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The Commissioner’s Response to the Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry – Hate Crime and its consequences 14th October 2016

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, Vera Baird QC’s response to the Hate Crime and its Consequences Inquiry. Q1 The effectiveness of current legislation for preventing and prosecuting hate crime New criminal offences and enhanced sentences have been introduced...

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The Commissioner’s Response to the Home Office Consultation – Revised Statutory Guidance on Domestic Homicide Reviews 14th October 2016

Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, Vera Baird QC’s response to the Revised Statutory Guidance on Domestic Homicide Reviews. In the five years that have passed since the last review of the Multi-agency Statutory Guidance for the Conduct of Domestic...

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The Commissioner’s Response to the Women and Equalities Committee Inquiry – Sexual Harrassment and Sexual Violence in Schools 22nd May 2016

This submission is made by the Northumbria PCC, Vera Baird QC, after having consulted with local service providers drawn from both the public and voluntary sectors.  The contributions made by these providers, both individually and collectively, were extremely valuable...

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The Commissioner’s Response to the Sentencing Council Consultation – Reduction in Sentencing for a Guilty Plea Guideline 4th May 2016

Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, Vera Baird QC’s response to the the Reduction in Sentencing for a Guilty Plea Guideline Consultation. Question 1 a) Is the rationale in the key principles section set out clearly? Yes – It is...

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