What's New - 6th January 2021

The House of Commons Library (Brown, Barber & Ferguson) has published a briefing paper entitled; 'Coronavirus: Lockdown Laws, (Briefing Paper, Number 8875, 6 January 2021).' See Latest Reports

The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) has published a briefing report entitled; 'APCC Briefing: Mental Health and Covid 19: Phase One Summary', which has been commented on by the APCC Lead for Mental Health. See Latest Reports

The Home Office (HO) has published updated statistics on the 'Operation of Police Powers Under the Terrorism Act 2000 and Subsequent Legislation: Arrests, Outcomes, and Stop and Search Great Britain, Year Ending September 2020.' Read more

The Home Office (HO) has published updated guidance on the 'Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.' Read more

Helga Maria Schmid has been appointed to the post of Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) for a period of three years. Read more

The Victims' Commissioner (VC) and the Domestic Abuse Commissioner (DAC) have given their support to 'Baroness Newlove's amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill, which would create an offence of strangulation or asphyxiation', which has been reported on by Police Professional (Online). Read more

Police Professional (Online) has reported that; 'The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is to adopt a more hard-line approach to the enforcement of Covid-19 in response to a rise in the number of blatant breaches.' Read more

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