Domestic Abuse Act 2021
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: Is to inform Members about the Domestic Abuse
Act 2021, the new statutory responsibilities for local authorities
under the Act and the proposed governance arrangements for a new
statutory Domestic Abuse Local Partnership Board for City of York.
The report also has attached the City of York and North Yorkshire
Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation Draft Strategy which is currently
out for consultation.
The Executive is asked to support the recommendations and make any comments on City of York and North Yorkshire Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation Draft Strategy
Resolved: (i) That Note the council’s new statutory duties under the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 be noted.
(ii) That the proposed governance arrangements set out in option 4 be approved.
(iii) That the chairing of the York Domestic Abuse Local Partnership Board be delegated to the Director of Public Health.
Reason: to ensure that the council’s new statutory duties and responsibilities are delivered.
Report author: Sharon Stoltz
Publication date: 10/12/2021
Date of decision: 09/12/2021
Decided at meeting: 09/12/2021 - Executive
Effective from: 14/12/2021