The Baikie–Wood Consultancy Ltd

Personal Safety for Councillors

Personal Safety for Councillors (published 2019)


This book has been written to provide Elected Members with a range of practical and sensible strategies for safe working.

Tailored directly to the Councillor’s role, the 42 page booklet includes:

  • The importance of risk assessment
  • Working safely: tips and techniques
  • Use of mobile telephones and technology
  • Assessing the risk posed by others
  • Harassment and stalking
  • Trolling and cyber-bullying
  • Physical threat and retaliation
  • Incident reporting.

Written by Miranda Smythe, who has 30 years’ experience in running personal safety training, this is an essential guide for both new and experienced Members.

To order your copy for £6.49 (which includes £1.49 postage), click on the “buy now” button below to pay by PayPal or with your credit/debit card.

For a discount on orders of 25 or more books, or if you prefer to pay by invoice (available for the purchase of 12 books or more) please contact us.

We also run in-house training courses for Councillors and staff on personal safety and lone working.  For more information and an informal discussion please contact us.