Decision details

Domestic Homicide Review Policy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A report of the Director of Law, HR and Asset Management sought Members’ approval of a policy to deliver the Council’s statutory duty in respect of Domestic Homicide Reviews.


The Cabinet was told that Domestic Homicide Reviews were a statutory duty of each Community Safety Partnership.  The Council was a designated Responsible Authority under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 legislation and, therefore, had a duty to participate in a Review should one be required.




That the Domestic Homicide Review Policy for Wirral be adopted.

Publication date: 29/11/2011

Date of decision: 24/11/2011

Decided at meeting: 24/11/2011 - Cabinet

Effective from: 07/12/2011

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