Agenda

09:00 - 09:10

Chair's Opening Remarks

Harvinder Saimbhi

Harvinder Saimbhi

CEO, ASB Help

09:10 - 09:25

Putting Victims at the Heart of the Response to Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB)

  • Understanding the Impact of ASB on Victims
Live Q & A
9:20 - 9:25
Vicky Heap

Vicky Heap

Reader in Criminology, Department of Law and Criminology, Sheffield Hallam University

09:25 - 09:50

Lived experience: The Impact of ASB on Victims

In conversation with someone who has been impacted by anti-social behaviour.

Live Q & A
9:45 - 9:50
Charlotte Hamilton-Kay

Charlotte Hamilton-Kay

Specialist Victim Project Manager, ASB Help

09:50 - 10:05

Maximising the Safer Streets Funding

  • Using funding to address ASB and low-level crime
  • Exploring best practice for the bidding process
Live Q & A
10:00 - 10:05
Dafydd Llywelyn

Dafydd Llywelyn

Police and Crime Commissioner, Dyfed-Powys

10:05 - 10:20

Break

10:20 - 10:25

Government Keynote: Ensuring Everyone Feels Safe in Their Own Homes and Neighbourhoods

  • Latest commitments made in the Levelling Up and Social Housing White Papers
  • UK Shared Prosperity Fund and Safer Streets Fund: Increased funding available to tackle ASB
Rachel Mclean MP

Rachel Mclean MP

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Safeguarding

10:25 - 10:40

Case study: Building a Multi-Agency Hub to Address Issues around ASB and Low-Level Crime

  • Facilitating collaboration and effective communication between local partners
  • Benefits of pooling resources, knowledge, and expertise
  • Identifying patterns, responding quickly, and intervening effectively
David Macdonald

David Macdonald

Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant, Cumbria Constabulary

10:40 - 10:55

Case study: Addressing Noise Complaints

  • Common issues associated with noise nuisance
  • Best practice for addressing the issue
Rebecca Reed

Rebecca Reed

Head of Insight and Development, Housing Ombudsman's Office

10:55 - 11:05

Joint Question and Discussion

11:05 - 11:40

Panel Discussion: Tackling ASB Before it Escalates

  • Benefits and challenges of community remedies such as mediation, acceptable behaviour contracts, community service and diversion schemes
  • Implementing a problem-solving approach to ASB that addresses the root causes
  • Prevention, early intervention, and youth funding platforms
  • Undertaking efficient risk assessments and supporting victims

 

Live Q & A
11:35 - 11:40
Med Surry - Mandy Hargreaves

Mandy Hargreaves

Director, Mediation Surrey

Richie Mitchell

Richie Mitchell

Community and Public Space Protection Manager, North Tyneside Council

Jennifer Ryans

Jennifer Ryans

Head of Dispute Resolution, Housing Ombudsman's Office

11:40 - 11:55

Case Study: Developing an Effective Process for the Community Trigger

  • Continually reviewing and learning from the process of the community trigger
  • Actively encouraging and educating relevant persons on the use and benefits of the trigger
Live Q & A
11:50 - 11:55
Andrew Clarke

Andrew Clarke

ASB Team Manager, Sandwell Council

11:55 - 12:15

Networking Break

Meet your colleagues and make new connections on our virtual platform

12:15 - 12:55

Panel Discussion: Taking Appropriate Enforcement Action

  • Understanding the merits of powers available, including civil injunctions, criminal behaviour orders, community protection notices, PSPOs, dispersal and closure powers
  • Importance of enforcement action in supporting a victim first approach
  • Reviewing where responsibility lies for enforcement action
  • Remaining compliant with the public sector equality duty
  • Making use of positive requirements in civil injunctions
Live Q&A
12:45 - 12:55
Adrian Tonge

Adrian Tonge

Principal Legal Officer, Leeds City Council

Jo Grimshaw

Jo Grimshaw

Head of Anti-Social Behaviour & Partnerships, Prevention & Problem-Solving Team, Surrey Police

Nick Duzy

Nick Duzy

Prevention Strategic Co-ordinator – ASB & Community Safety, Devon and Cornwall Police

12:55 - 13:00

Chair's Closing Remarks

Harvinder Saimbhi

Harvinder Saimbhi

CEO, ASB Help

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