Moseley & Kings Heath PSPO (Renewal) consultation

Closed 6 Sep 2017

Opened 2 Aug 2017

Feedback Updated 1 Nov 2017

We Asked

We are interested in your views.   You may be aware that there has been work amongst partners through the East Birmingham Local Community Safety Partnership (formerly known as the LDG) to address anti-social behaviour caused by unlicenced street drinking & Begging.  This causes significant concerns for local residents throughout the year, but especially during the summer months. As part of the partnership approach towards this problem, 
 

You Said

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We Did

contact oliver.humpidge@birmingham.gov.uk with any questions

Overview

We are interested in your views.

 

You may be aware that there has been work amongst partners through the East Birmingham Local Community Safety Partnership (formerly known as the LDG) to address anti-social behaviour caused by unlicenced street drinking & Begging.  This causes significant concerns for local residents throughout the year, but especially during the summer months. As part of the partnership approach towards this problem, it has been decided to apply to extend the existing Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for Moseley & Kings Heath high streets and BID area.

 

PSPO’s are part of the new ASB legislation which was introduced nationally in October 2014.  This new Order provides the Police with additional powers across a defined geographical area to tackle a wide range of anti-social behaviour concerns of local residents.  In Moseley & Kings Heath ward, this is being introduced to address unlicenced street drinking & Begging related ASB.  It will introduce prohibitions for groups of people congregating causing ASB; people behaving antisocially when under the influence of intoxicating substances including drugs, alcohol.  It also requires any young people to be referred to the Early Intervention Team at Youth Offending who will provide appropriate diversion measures. Where appropriate individualswho breach the order will be referred to Drug & Alcohol rehabilitation services & the rough sleeper outreach team.

 

This Order has been informed by evidence from residents and professionals which demonstrates the scale of the issue for the local community, and we aim for it to be implemented for 36 months.

 

We are now at the consultation phase for this Order, and which will conclude on Wednesday 6th September 2017.  I have attached a draft of the Order, which provides further information.  As part of this, are you able to:

  • Provide me with comments in support of/ against this Public Space Protection Order?  These will be reviewed before the decision is taken whether to proceed with the Order.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss further.  I look forward to hearing from you.

 

Regards,

 

Oliver Humpidge

What Happens Next

Your feedback is important to us and will be used to gauge public support for this approach to tackle ASB at a local level. The information you provide will also be used to help shape the look and feel of the final order.

Areas

  • MOSELEY AND KINGS HEATH

Audiences

  • All residents

Interests

  • Crime & Community Safety