Domestic Abuse Act 2021
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
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Be significant in terms of its effects on communities;
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/11/2021
Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;
Decision due: 09/12/21 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health
Lead director: Director of Public Health
Department: Directorate of Public Health
Contact: Sharon Stoltz, Director of Public Health Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
An independent external assessment of the council’s readiness
to effectively undertake its responsibilities and requirements in
the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 was commissioned earlier this year
resulting in the publication of a report in July 2021. This report
is attached to the Executive report as an Annex.
The independent assessment included consultation and engagement with a wide range of stakeholders in York including City of York Council officers across Directorates, representatives of partner agencies on the Safer York Partnership Board, Health and Wellbeing Board, Safeguarding Children Partnership, Safeguarding Adults Board, Office of the Police Fire and Crime Commissioner and voluntary and community sector.
Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: To be completed.
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