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Agenda item

Media Relations

Verbal update by the Overview and Scrutiny Officer.


The Overview and Scrutiny Officer referred Members to the recent prominent articles and news stories relating to the remit of the Safer and Stronger Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee (for copy see file of minutes).  The articles included: a “new charter to crack down on illegal loan sharks”, with the County Durham Savers Project working in partnership with Durham Constabulary, the Office of the Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner (PCVC), Area Action Partnerships (AAPs), the Illegal Money Lending Team, the NE First Credit Union and Karbon Homes; and “Police urging motorists to keep cars safe this winter”, the annual programme of winter road safety messages, linking to the agenda item on road safety.




That the presentation be noted.


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