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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.

Commissioner’s Response to Reforming the Independent Police Complaints Commission: structure and governance – a public consultation 28th January 2016

Vera Baird QC response to the public IPCC Governance consultation  – January 2016. Question 1 Do you agree with the government’s proposed package of measures, as summarised in the report, to reform the IPCC’s governance structure? Agree             Disagree           Don’t...

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The Commissioner’s Response to the Home Office Affairs Committee – Prostitution Inquiry 15th January 2016

Vera Baird, Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria’s written submission to the Home Affairs Committee’s inquiry on Prostitution. Q1.         Whether criminal sanction in relation to prostitution should continue to fall more heavily on those who sell sex or those...

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Commissioner’s Response to the Governments Consultation – Preserving and Enhancing the Quality of Criminal Advocacy 4th December 2015

Vera Baird QC Response to the Government Consultation – November 2015 Do you agree that the government should develop a Panel Scheme for criminal defence advocates, based loosely on the CPS model already in operation? Are there particular features...

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Commissioner’s Response to the CSPL Report – Tone from the Top 16th November 2015

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird QC response and recommendations to the CSPL report ‘Tone from the Top – Leadership, Ethics and Accountability in Policing’. Letter to Lord Bew – 26 11 15 – Response from Vera Baird...

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Commissioner’s Response to the Home Office Consultation – Reforming the Powers of Police Staff and Volunteers 31st October 2015

Response to the Home Office Consultation on Reforming the Powers of Police Staff and Volunteers Responding Organisation/Individual: Northumbria Police ………………………………………………………………………………………………… Which of the following best describes your organisation or the professional interest? Please select one option: Police & Crime...

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