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News December 2020

Government places North East in Tier 4 30th December 2020

Government places North East in Tier 4 Today the North East has been placed into Tier 4 restrictions by government, alongside many other parts of the country. We understand this may be disappointing for our residents and businesses who have...

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Government decision to keep North East in Tier 3 17th December 2020

The North East’s leaders have reacted to the government’s decision to keep the region under the very high Tier 3 restrictions. “Today the government has made the decision to keep the North East under the very high Tier 3...

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‘This could be the toughest Christmas yet for domestic abuse victims’ – that’s PCC Kim McGuinness’ stark warning as she asks everyone to look out for each other over the festive season. 16th December 2020

Friends and family are being urged to make domestic abuse everyone’s business this Christmas, as part of an ongoing campaign setting out how to help victims. Support services across the region are joining Northumbria Police Commissioner Kim McGuinness and...

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Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner calls on the Home Secretary to urgently agree next round of violence reduction funding. Kim McGuinness said the Government must hand over the funds needed to push ahead with the successful Violence Reduction Units...

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Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner announces plans to strengthen victim services across the North East 4th December 2020

Changes that will join up and enhance the delivery of victim support services across Northumbria have today been unveiled by Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness. Following on from her commitment to putting victims at the heart of...

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Roll this scheme out for just £3.9M and improve the system for sexual violence and abuse victims” says Police Commissioner, Kim McGuinness 2nd December 2020

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner is calling on the Government to roll-out an innovative Northumbria pilot scheme UK-wide – to support sexual violence and abuse victims and improve their experience of seeking justice. Just £3.9 million annually in England...

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