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Friday, June 19th, 2015

Safer Solihull Board meeting report – 4 Jun 15

Meeting Name: Safer Solihull Board

Date of Meeting: 4th June  2015

Representative: Nasheima Sheikh

Key Points of Wider Interest Discussed

Change of Chair

Councillor Karen Grinsell took over chairing the meeting from Cllr Diana Holl-Allen. A round of thanks was noted for Cllr Holl-Allen.

Report on Domestic Homicide Review

The meeting spent  an hour discussing the outcome of Solihull’s first domestic homicide review.  None of the discussion can be publicly recorded as the review has not yet been made public.

There were lessons to be learnt for promoting an understanding of domestic violence at a society level and particularly within the business community.

Finance report

There was a long discussion about Safer Solihull’s budget and the pressures upon it.  The Board has been spending reserves to make up for cuts from elsewhere and to maintain services. The activities currently funded are: Partnership analyst, domestic abuse, youth offending, drug & alcohol, neighbourhood activity, LSCB child sexual exploitation project, street lighting.

It was agreed that a subgroup go away and consider the options available to address the pressing budgetary issues.

Fair treatment assessment – this was presented and agreed.

Name and Contact No of Rep Completing:  Nasheima Sheikh

email nasheima.sheikh@bswaid.org

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