News - December, 2015

Flooding in North Yorkshire

In response to the on-going flooding threats in Selby and York, Julia Mulligan, the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire has released the following statement. “The situation in York and Selby is serious and until the rivers stop rising, we won’t know for certain the extent of the risks being faced by people in […]

Teenage carer Beth helps young people have their say on hate crime in North Yorkshire

Teenage carer Beth Doughty led a special event organised by North Yorkshire Youth Commission to get young people’s views on hate crime. The consultation was part of an initiative by North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan to get the views of more than 1,500 young people across the county about various aspects of […]

Selby Rural Watch vehicle clocks up nearly 500 miles patrol time in first year

Police volunteers who operate a dedicated patrol vehicle in the rural area of Selby have been thanked on the first anniversary of the vehicle’s operation, 8 December 2015. The Rural Watch patrol vehicle, which is sponsored by Julia Mulligan Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, the National Farmers’ Union, National Power Grid and the Selby […]

Julia Mulligan vows to continue fight for fair deal for North Yorkshire Police

Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, today vowed to continue her fight to ensure the Government’s funding formula for police takes account of the special challenges faced by rural forces. Julia was one of six commissioners who wrote to the Home Office threating legal action, calling the proposed funding formula ‘unfair, unjustified and […]

Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, supports York safer driving charity

Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, saw at first hand the work done by the York branch of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) to improve road safety. She is pictured, centre, with IAM members (from left to right) John Wilkins (vice president), Gordon Smith (observer co-ordinator), Andy Doughall (senior observer) and John […]

Commissioner Julia Mulligan’s response to the Chancellor’s Spending Review

Following the announcement from the Chancellor, regarding the Spending Review, Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, said: “I am very pleased that the police have now been protected from funding cuts for the next five years. The Chancellor has done the right thing in backing our police service, who do an excellent job in […]