Serious Violence Survey

Consultation type
Opening date
Closing date
Brief description

The Serious Violence Duty commenced on 31 January 2023, requiring specified authorities to work better together to share information, collaborate and plan to prevent and reduce serious violence within their local communities. This consultation looks at direct experience you and your family may have had as well as issues affecting your community.

The Serious Violence duty states that specified authorities should include a focus on public space youth violence and areas of criminality where serious violence or its threat is inherent.

For the context of this survey, serious violence is considered as:

  • Violence against the person (public space)
  • Robbery
  • Possession of a weapon
  • Domestic abuse
  • Sexual violence and (but not limited to) violence against women and girls
  • Child exploitation and county lines
  • Modern slavery
  • Organised crime gangs.
Type of consultation
East Riding of Yorkshire
Target audience
Residents of the East Riding
How to get involved
Click on the link above to fill in the online survey or see details below to request a paper version.
Contact details

For further information or to request a paper version of the survey, please contact:

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