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Public health duty on violent crime will bring long-term change, says Sajid Javid

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New law will see police, councils and the NHS held accountable for working together to tackle violenceA new legal duty on public bodies to help prevent and tackle serious violence, including knife crime, is to be announced by the home secretary.As part of the public health duty, to be set out this week by Sajid Javid, services including police forces, local councils and NHS trusts will be required to work together. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jul/14/public-health-duty-on-violent-crime-will-bring-long-term-change-says-sajid-javid

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Publish date : 2019-07-14 10:36:13

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