Well – I’m going to Sheffield tonight as guest speaker at Nick Clegg’s local party’s Annual Dinner.
Befor the dinner, I will be doing a tour of Sheffield Domestic Abuse Partnership and meeting Community Justice Panels volunteers.
Having inherited the Violence Against Women and Girls portfolio a few weeks ago – I am very keen to hear how different parts of the country deal with Domestic Violence. These types of visits to the front line are always instructive as it is rare to go anywhere where you don’t pick up new thoughts and ideas and best practise.
Likewise – Community Justice Panels – as we move to hopefully a justice sysem that is effective not vindictive. It’s what works that matters.