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SFC Policy Briefings

On this page, you'll find policy briefings produced for the Safer Future Communities project. You can find policy breifings that outline the implications for organisations working on a range of issues.



Published May 2012
This policy briefing outlines the issues related to the introduction of PCCs and organisations working with Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.
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Published March 2012
This policy briefing builds on policy briefing 1 and looks at the concerns of the drug and alcohol sector specifically in relation to the new PCCs.
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This policy briefing explains what is happening in the VCSE Sector in preparation for the new PCCs and addresses the necessity of local knowledge, experience, and expertise being made available to inform the identification of local need and services.
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This policy briefing looks at the implications of the introduction of PCCs for young people and how young people can engage with the forthcoming PCCs.
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This policy briefing builds on the policy briefing 1 and discusses the issues in relation to the Violence Against Women and Girls sector specifically.
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Published December 2011
The police authorities that currently hold the police to account will be abolished from November 2012 and replaced by elected PCCs in 41 police force areas across Greater London, England and Wales. This policy briefing is intended to provide a brief overview of the introduction of PCCs and some of the key implications of this changing landscape for Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England and Wales with an interest in community safety.
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