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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 the Home Office Consultation – Enabling Closer Working Between Emergency Services 11th September 2015

Vera Baird’s Response to the Home Office Consultation – September 2015  1. How do you think this new duty would help drive collaboration between the emergency services? There is considerable collaborative work between police and the Fire and Rescue Service in...

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Commissioner’s Response to the Home Office Consultation – Pre-Charge Bail 20th April 2015

Vera Baird QC response to the Government’s consultation about Pre-Charge Bail. Q1: To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Police and Criminal Evidence Act should be amended to enable the police to release someone pending further investigation...

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Commissioner’s Response to the Home Office Consultation – FGM 5th December 2014

Vera Baird QC response to the Home Office Consultation about Female Genital Mutilation – December 2014 Q1. Do you agree that the draft statutory guidance provides frontline professionals with the information they need on the prevalence of FGM and...

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Commissioner’s Response to the Home Office Consultation – Asset Recovery Incentivisation Scheme (ARIS) 21st October 2014

Vera Baird QC response to the request for views on the current Asset Recovery Incentivisation Scheme (ARIS)  Q1. Please give an overview of how the ARIS funding you have received over the last year has been used. Incentivisation funding...

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Commissioner’s response to the CPS Consultation – Guidance for the Prosecution of Domestic Violence Cases 20th July 2014

Vera Baird QC response to the Crown Prosecution Service Consultation – Guidance for the Prosecution of Domestic Violence Cases Thank you for providing the opportunity to shape your future guidance around prosecution of domestic violence cases. As Police and...

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