Decision details

Domestic Abuse Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council is required to publish a domestic abuse strategy under the Domestic Abuse Act 2021. A strategy has been prepared in conjunction with the Local Domestic Abuse Partnership Board. Cabinet are being asked to approve the strategy and agree for it to be published.



Decision of the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Community Safety


(a)   That the continued publication of the consultation draft of the Domestic Abuse Strategy 2021-24 be endorsed; and,


(b)  That the authority be delegated to Portfolio Holder for Housing and Community Safety to approve a final Strategy for publication, in consultation with the Executive Director for People - Adults, taking into account the responses made to the consultation



Reason for the decision


To ensure that the Council meets its statutory duty under the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 relating to preparing and publishing a domestic abuse strategy.


Executive Decision - Domestic Abuse Strategy - Dorset Council

Report author: Andy Frost

Publication date: 09/11/2021

Date of decision: 08/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 08/11/2021 - Cabinet

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