More joined up approach is needed from central Government to tackle county lines

By Ann McGauran | 03 July 2019

Central Government departments work in silos on tackling serious violence and county lines and need to work together ‘in a more smart way’, says a council expert.

Violence and Vulnerability Unit and Community Safety Manager at Southend BC Simon Ford told delegates at a workshop session at today’s LGA conference in Bournemouth that ‘going up to the top level of Government, they very much work in silos’.

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