To approve the Bracknell Forest Domestic Abuse
Safe Accommodation Strategy, which has been written to meet the new
statutory Duty under Part 4 of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021, to
identify and address the need for accommodation-based support for
domestic abuse victims. Part 4 of the Act requires Tier One Local
Authorities to publish a draft strategy by 26 October 2021 and a
final strategy by 5 January 2022.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: For Determination
Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/10/2021
Decision due: 14 Dec 2021 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing
Lead director: Executive Director: People
Contact: Sarah Gee, Assistant Director: Early Help and Communities Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 351447.
The Local Domestic Abuse Executive Board and
Forum will have been actively and regularly engaged in the
development of the Strategy. Full public consultation is not
required under the Act.
Domestic Abuse Executive Board and other
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People
Financial Impact: The local authority has been awarded £200k grant funding from MHCLG for 2021/22 to give effect to the strategy, with proposals to be developed for commissioning support services in line with the Strategy and requirements of the Act.