Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Bi-borough partnership strategy outlining
approach to improving support and reducing violence against women
(i) That the Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration approves the Violence Against Women & Girls Strategy 2021 – 2026.
(ii) That delegated authority is given to the Director of Public Protection and Licensing to approve minor modifications and updates to the Strategy, such as changes in legislation, in collaboration with the Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration.
(iii) That delegated authority is given to the Director of Public Protection and Licensing to develop a partnership Action Plan to deliver the Strategy, in collaboration with the Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration from Spring 2022.
(iv) That these recommendations, if approved, will be implemented from 13th December 2021.
2.0 Reason for Decision
2.1 The Council must publish and implement a refreshed VAWG Strategy, following the expiration of the current Strategy in 2021 and to take account of national updates to legislation and national advice provided in response to recent high-profile cases.
Publication date: 03/12/2021
Date of decision: 03/12/2021
Effective from: 11/12/2021