Issue details

Safer Streets in Hammersmith & Fulham

The report seeks approval to introduce a multi-agency Gangs, Violence and Exploitation Unit to tackle gang related offending in H&F.

 

Reasons for urgency:

The council is currently not able to provide an adequate capability to deal with anti-social behaviour on our streets and housing estates. In addition, there is an urgent need to provide dedicated resources to tackle the increase in gangs and youth violence.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Income over £5m & policies or new income, reserves use, overspend over £100K;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/03/2020

Reason for urgency:
The council is currently not able to provide an adequate capability to deal with anti-social behaviour on our streets and housing estates. In addition there is an urgent need to provide dediciated resources to tackle the increase in gangs and youth violence.

Report access: Open;

Report Type: Key Decision;

Decision due: May 2020 by Leader of the Council

Lead member: Deputy Leader

Lead director: Director Residents' Services

Department: The Environment department (former Residents'Services)

Contact: Matthew Hooper Email: Matthew.Hooper@lbhf.gov.uk Tel: 07450 964 681.