Agenda item

Violence against Women and Girls - Partner Reports

Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 29 of the meeting held on 9 September 2021 it had been agreed that key issues raised in the Community Safety Strategic Assessment be considered by the Board during 2021 as single agenda item meetings to allow for in depth discussion on that particular subject.

 

The third of these had been selected as Violence against Women and Girls and the Partnership considered the following reports detailing how individual partner organisations were dealing with this issue:

 

Sefton Council and Domestic Abuse Multi Agency Partnership

 

Report ofJanette Maxwell

 

Sefton CCG

 

Report ofTracy Forshaw.

 

Merseyside Police

 

Report ofSuperintendent Graeme Robson

 

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

 

Report ofKevin Hollis

 

SWACA

 

Report ofNeil Frackleton

 

Sefton Youth Justice Service

 

Report ofAdele Maddocks

 

Sefton CVS

 

Report ofSue Holden

 

Schools Sexual Abuse Report- Chesterfield High School

 

Report ofKevin Sexton

 

Probation Service - Feedback From Merseyside Women's Team

 

Report ofJan Marlow

 

Arising from the discussion a number of issues were discussed which had arisen across a number of the reports.

 

Particular reference was made to comments raised by RASA in relation to input by Sefton and it was suggested that this needed to be investigated.

 

It was suggested that a statement on VAWG should be drawn up which members could consider and sign up to.

 

RESOLVED: That;

 

(1)      the reports be noted;

 

(2)      all organisations be thanked for the detailed and thorough reports provided;

 

(3)      Simon Burnett and Andrea Watts be requested to investigate the issues raised by RASA; and

 

(4)      A draft statement on VAWG be provided to the next meeting for consideration.

 

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