Hello,

I’m asking everyone to share their views on how we keep communities safe as I launch a three-month consultation on the people’s priorities for policing, fire and rescue and victims’ services.

Ensuring our communities are as safe as possible is my number one priority but while I have lots of ideas of how we can achieve that, I want to ensure my plans for the future reflect the people’s priorities. To do that, I need to know what they are.

New Commissioners are required by law to set out their plans for the length of their term and I want to hear from as many people before Sunday 7 November as we develop our Police and Crime Plan, and Fire and Rescue Plan for 2021-2024.

This wide-ranging and extensive consultation – ‘Your Safety, Your Priorities, Your Plans’ is part of my commitment to ensure transparency in decision-making and ensure we can make a difference to the lives of everyone across North Yorkshire and York.

In the coming months, I will be across our area and look forward to meeting with many of you. Everyone can also have their say online in my survey and I would ask you to take the short amount of time needed to take part by answering the questions and giving your honest views.

Thank you in advance for your help.

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The consultation documents are also available in a variety of accessible formats from my office which can be contacted on 01423 569 562, by emailing info@northyorkshire-pfcc.gov.uk or writing to the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, 12 Granby Road, Harrogate HG1 4ST.

With best wishes

Philip

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