Further resources

Councillors' guide: handling intimidation

Personal safety guidance

Northampton Borough Council - Personal safety guide for councillors

Plymouth Council - Personal safety and lone working guidance for councillors

Medway Council - Ward work guidance for councillors

LGiU - Personal safety for elected members

Home security - Secured by Design

The Suzy Lamplugh Trust has a website with useful and practical guidance on issues such as transport safety, dealing with aggression, internet safety, personal alarms, running safety and safety at home.

Counter terrorism support 

Social media guidance

Ashfield District Council - Social Media Policy for Councillors 

Essex County Council - Social media for members

Essex County Council - Social media protocol for members

WLGA - Social Media: a guide for councillors

WLGA - Councillors guide to handling online abuse

Get Safe Online

Helping young people stay safe online

Facebook policies and guidelines

Instagram policies and guidelines

Twitter policies and guidelines

Digital citizenship guidance

Virtual library - digital citizenship

Data protection guidance

Data Protection Act - ICO advice for elected and prospective councillors