Public consultation on the proposed future priorities for the Fire Service
North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan is promising to invest in visible, local policing as the amount residents pay to North Yorkshire Police in the year from April 2019 – known as the precept – was today (21 February) unanimously supported.
Support for older people in the spotlight as Commissioner holds first joint public accountability meeting
North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is asking for people across the county to submit their questions for her latest public accountability meeting – the first where both fire and policing services will be represented.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has visited Victim Support in York to discuss the impact of rural crime in the area and the support available to victims. She joined a meeting with partner agencies, including the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, and Chair of the National Rural Crime Network, Julia Mulligan.
A new centre focused on improving support for vulnerable female offenders and women at risk of entering the criminal justice system is to be opened in York after a £400,000 bid for government funding was accepted by the Ministry of Justice.
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 […]
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Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan said: “I completely agree that the Mental Health Act is outdated and needs a complete overhaul.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 today’s report (27 November 2018) from HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services on Policing and Mental Health,
Revenge porn victims suffering in silence – survey shows law not fit for purpose and needs to change
New research shows that victims of image-based sexual abuse, commonly known as revenge porn, are suffering in silence, afraid and unwilling to report offences, because of a fear they will not be taken seriously and be named and shamed.