Vera Baird

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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 consultation on Early Deletion of DNA and Fingerprint Records 17th August 2013

View the Commissioner’s response to consultation on Early Deletion of DNA and Fingerprint Records here.

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Commissioner’s response – HMIC Inspection – Stop and Search Powers: are the police using them effectively and fairly? 15th August 2013

Response to the national report published in July 2013 and in particular the findings relating to Northumbria. I welcome both the national report on stop and search and the local perspective provided in relation to Northumbria Police. I particularly...

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Commissioner’s response – Improving the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime 6th June 2013

Northumbria PCC Response to ‘Improving the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime’ Vera Baird, Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria welcomes the opportunity to comment on these proposed reforms and since taking up office has spoken to many...

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Commissioner’s response to Ministry of Justice Transforming Legal Aid questionnaire 4th June 2013

View the Commissioner’s response to Ministry of Justice Transforming Legal Aid questionnaire here.

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Commissioner’s response – Community Remedy Consultation 4th June 2013

On 13 December 2012 the Government launched a new consultation on a “community remedy”, which will run until 7 March 2013. The consultation seeks views on proposals to introduce legislation to allow police and crime commissioners (or the relevant...

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