News - December, 2018

Commissioner and Healthwatch share concerns over mental health provision in Harrogate

North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and independent watchdog Healthwatch North Yorkshire have come together to raise their concerns about the provision of mental health services.  Proposals have been put forward by local health providers in Harrogate to close the second of North Yorkshire’s current four Places of Safety – these were discussed at […]

Julia comments on 1983 Mental Health Act review

Commenting on today’s independent review of the 1983 Mental Health Act, North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan said:  “I completely agree that the Mental Health Act is outdated and needs a complete overhaul. Too many people are being mistreated by the system at a time when they need the best possible support. […]

Julia comments on latest domestic abuse statistics

Commenting on the ONS figures on ‘Domestic abuse in England and Wales – for year ending March 2018’, published today, Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, said:  “Domestic abuse stays with victims and their families for many years, and it is right that we have prioritised this part of policing over recent […]