New Anti-Social Behaviour Crime & Policing Act (2014)

Posted on 14 March 2014 (Permalink)

Passing of the ASB Act, great teamwork from Nottingham. I hope key players don’t mind me quoting them, they richly deserve recognition not least by the Nottingham public:

A proud moment for me and Nottingham. We couldn't have achieved this without your help so thank you.

Interestingly you got a brilliant result from Norman Baker with the amendment to the injunction to include all housing tenures - that was critical.

Thanks again Graham and here's to implementation.

Richard Antcliff - Chief ASB Officer

"I am delighted to let you know that we have a new piece of legislation which has been heavily influenced by our experience in Nottingham.  The new ASB Crime and Policing Act (2014) received royal assent yesterday.  Part 1 we heavily influenced and parts 3 - 4 were based upon our experience in Nottingham with the Respect Programme.  Indeed part 4 is called "Community Protection". I've never known a local authority and it's partners so comprehensively influence a piece of national legislation in this field. Of course we wanted more, but the core of what we wanted has been achieved with around 5 years of very hard work.  Councillor Collins has been a consistent driving force behind this but I'm very grateful to Richard Antcliff who worked tirelessly to bring this to fruition and all of my colleagues for the ideas, citizen focus and shear persistence to deliver this Act and finally to our Police Colleagues who has relentlessly supported the objectives.  This will mean more to us in Community Protection (and citizens) than it will mean to anyone else but it feels like a 'once in a career' moment"

Andrew Errington
Director - Community Protection