Community Safety Partnership

The Community Safety Partnership (CSP) Board oversees activities to reduce the incidents of crime and anti-social behaviour in Newham. The Community Safety Partnership brings together partners in the council, police and probation, health and fire services.

Responsibilities

Its aim is to:

  • Coordinate the partnership to collectively reduce crime, disorder, substance misuse, anti-social behaviour and re-offending
  • Produce a strategy every three years that sets out how the partnership intends to reduce crime, disorder, substance misuse, anti-social behaviour and re-offending​
  • Make possible partnership working within Newham to improve the delivery of services to and the quality of life for residents
  • Oversee how the different agencies in Newham come together and make joint decisions on crime and disorder reduction
  • Manage crime-related grant funding and make sure that proper accountability for performance and expenditure is in place

Newham Community Safety Partnership Strategy Plan 2019-2022

The CSP Plan and priorities have been developed from:

  • Newham Mayoral/corporate priorities 2018
  • MOPAC/Police and Crime Plan 2017-2021
  • Feedback from Newham CSP partners
  • Findings from the latest Newham Strategic Assessment 2019
  • Feedback from Citizen Assemblies (2018) and the Newham Survey (2018)

The CSP Plan priorities:

  • Youth safety:  involving young people and the community to improve youth safety, tackling serious youth violence, reducing youth offending, Reducing youth offending.  Reducing reoffending.  Engagement in constructive activity and opportunity, improving life skills, youth to adult transitions for 18 to 24 year olds
  • Weapon based crimes: Knife and gun crime, use of corrosive substances, violence and gang activity and other violent offences such as robbery and non-domestic violence with injury. 
  • Exploitation and vulnerability: Violence against women and girls, child sexual exploitation, criminal exploitation and modern slavery, hate crime, extremism and radicalisation.  
  • Reducing Reoffending:  Integrated offender management, victim perpetrator cycles, targeted approach to parole violations, rehabilitative support
  • Anti-social behaviour: Nuisance, rowdy or inconsiderate behaviour; vandalism, graffiti and fly-posting; street drinking and related behaviour and environmental damage
  • Targeting crime hotspots: A joined up approach to high crime areas in the borough and addressing priority ‘high volume’ crimes which have a greater impact on the community.

Read and download our Community Safety Partnership documents

Community Safety Partnership Strategy Plan 2019 (PDF)​​

Community Safety Partnership Strategic Assessment 2019 (PDF)​

Membership

The following organisations ar​e part of the Community Safety Partnership:

Organisation​

Representative​

London Borough of Newham​

Councillor James Beckles, Cabinet member for Crime and Community Safety

London Borough of Newham​

Jason Strelitz, Director Public Health

​London Borough of Newham​

Commissioner (Homelessness)

​London Borough of Newham​

​Ghaffar Hussain, Community Resilience Manager

​London Borough of Newham​

​Michelle Edwards, Youth Offending Team Manager

​London Borough of Newham​

​Jane Kennedy, Head of Policy, Research and Data Hub

​London Borough of Newham​

​Jonathan Awoo-Adongo, Policy, Performance and Scrutiny

​​London Borough of Newham​​

​William Middleston, Strategic Commissioning and Intelligence Officer

​​​London Borough of Newham​​

​Chris Chalmers, Children and Young People's Service

London Borough of Newham

Fiona Hackland, Strategic Commissioning, Domestic and Sexual Violence

London Borough of Newham

Alva Bailey, interim Director of Enforcement

London Borough of Newham

Jamie Blake, Corporate Director of Environment and Sustainable Transport

Metropolitan Police, Newham

Det Supt Ian Bowles (Chair)

University of East London

Allan Brimicombe

UEL website

London Fire Brigade

Keith Cunnew

London Fire Brigade website

Victim Support

Roshan Khanum

Victim support website

Newham Clinical Commissioning Group​ 

Chris Benson​

Newham Clinical Commissioning Group website

Barking & Dagenham, Havering and Newham, Division National Probation Service

Greg Tillett, Head of Service

London Community Rehabilitation Company

Steven Calder

East London I.C.E Immigration Enforcement 

​Dave Butler, Assistant Director

Voluntary organisations

Varies dependant of third sector elections

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