Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Housing, Culture and Communities
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Cabinet Member authorised the implementation of a new Millfield, New England, Eastfield and Embankment Public Space Protection Order under Section 59 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime & Policing Act 2014.
Implementation of the Public Space Protection Order will directly enable the Local Authority and the Safer Peterborough Partnership achieve the objectives to ‘Keep our communities safe, cohesive and healthy’ and ‘Tackling anti-social behaviour.’
If implemented, the Public Space Protection Order will provide more powers to authorised Council officers and the Police to tackle anti-social behaviour in the proposed order area, thus improving the quality of life for people who live, work and visit this area of the city.
Do nothing. Both Police and authorised Council officers will continue to be limited in terms of which quality of life issues that they are able to enforce under current legislation, policy and competing priorities. Both agencies would face increasing pressure and criticism from residents and businesses regarding the ongoing detrimental impact on the quality of life in the area due to the continued ASB which is being exacerbated by the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Publication date: 29/09/2021
Date of decision: 29/09/2021
Effective from: 05/10/2021