Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To agree arrangements for the Council to discharge new statutory duties included in the Domestic Abuse Bill 2021.




(a) that the draft Strategy for Domestic Abuse Support in Safe Accommodation in Devon 2021 be approved; and


(b) that delegated authority be given to the Head of Communities, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Health, Communities and Equality, to implement the Strategy, including reporting to Government.

Reason Key: Strategic, Political or Financial Significance;

Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

tier 2 local authorities in Devon (duty to collaborate)

Contact: Steve Brown, Director of Public Health, Communities and Prosperity Email:

Report author: Simon Kitchen

Publication date: 14/10/2021

Date of decision: 13/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 13/10/2021 - Cabinet

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