Decision details

Additional Resources to Facilitate Implementation of the Domestic Abuse Act

Decision Maker: Personnel

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Resources & Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report reference from Health and Housing Committee seeking approval for proposed changes to the Council’s establishment to temporarily increase an existing member of staff’s hours in order to implement changes under the Domestic Abuse Act.


The report included some of the Council’s responsibilities as a Tier 2 authority in respect of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021, and the associated cost of staffing to support implementation the Act.




Approve that the Housing Strategy Officer’s post is increased by 3.42 hours until 31st March 2024.


Report author: Averil Crowther

Publication date: 07/06/2023

Date of decision: 07/06/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/06/2023 - Personnel

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