Vera Baird

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National Press Releases

The Commissioner serves on a number of national bodies and on the board of national charities such as Respect and Eaves.  Find out more about this work here. All media enquiries should be made to the OPCC by telephoning 0191 221 9800

Counter Terrorism Awareness Week 25th November 2014

Following yesterday’s launch of counter-terrorism awareness week, Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird is working in partnership with our communities to ensure we keep Tyne & Wear and Northumberland safe. The awareness message from this week’s national campaign...

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Commissioner Baird Welcomes White Ribbon Day 24th November 2014

Vera Baird QC, Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner welcomes 2014 White Ribbon Day and calls on men across the North East to take a stand against domestic violence as part of International White Ribbon Day. White Ribbon Day is...

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Northumbria Receiving National Recognition 20th November 2014

Special mention was made of the work being undertaken by Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird by the Home Secretary Theresa May at the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners’ Annual Conference in Harrogate. Mrs May was recognising...

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Commissioner Baird Joins Calls to Ban Controversial US Figure 19th November 2014

Vera Baird is backing the Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper’s call to prevent a US self-styled ‘dating coach’ from coming to the UK. Julien Blanc, who has hit the headlines because of his history of inciting violence against women,...

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Commissioner Joins Protest Against Cuts to Refuges 19th November 2014

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird is backing the protest against cuts to refuges for domestic violence victims. This week (Thursday, 20 November) Women’s Aid is delivering a petition to 10 Downing Street calling on the Government to...

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