Agenda item

Update on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) activity

Report of the Commissioner.


The Committee received a report of the Commissioner which provided an update on Violence against Women and Girls Activity.


The Chair highlighted that he and the Chair of the Police Authority Board would be attending the operation Reframe the Night operation on the 3rd of December.


Following a query from the Chair on the engagement with women and girls from minority groups the Officers explained the work that was being undertaken to especially engage with these groups noting that this had proven to be a difficult issue for many forces. It was agreed that an update on this work would be provided to the Committee when appropriate.


Officers confirmed, in response to the Chair’s enquiry it was confirmed that the Year 2 Plan would be presented to the Committee in February 2023.


In response to a Member’s concern it was confirmed that the Professional Standards and Integrity Committee would be the appropriate body to consider concerns regarding culture within the Force.


RESOLVED- That the report be noted.


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