Ministry of Justice consultation

The Ministry of Justice has launched a consultation into the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime: https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/proposed-changes-to-the-victims-code/ The MoJ says: The Victims’ Code sets out the rights that victims of crime in England & Wales should receive. Under the code, all victims of crime – whether they choose to report it or not – […]

North-East Threshold Confusion

Earlier this year I visited Middlesbrough and gave a training on the Community Trigger to a few agencies through a Resolve ASB regional meeting.  There I learned something rather interesting … and also extremely concerning. One of the delegates told me that in their local area when a Community Trigger is raised, and it relates […]

Housing Associations and the Community Trigger

Much of our work on the Community Trigger has focused on councils and police, mainly because they represent the lead agency across England and Wales.  However, housing associations are a key player in Community Safety and named as one of the relevant bodies in the Community Trigger legislation.  What are housing associations doing to promote […]

NEWS RELEASE: SAFETY NET FAILING VICTIMS

Agencies Ignore Victims of Anti-Social Behaviour at their Peril Legislation is ignored and victims of anti-social behaviour continue to be held at arm’s length, a new report finds. Work undertaken by charity ASB Help identifies numerous failing with the Community Trigger, also called the ASB Case Review, introduced as part of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime […]

How it Affects Me

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) can affect every area of your life especially when you live next-door to it. When you report the ASB you need to clearly describe the impact it is having on your life.  The more you can spell out how it is affecting your quality of life and your daily routine the more notice local agencies are […]