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  • Wolverhampton Officer helped by Police Mutual Foundation with the support of our Federation Reps at Wolverhampton. Each year Police Mutual allocate a certain amount of funds to help a number of Police Officers, Staff and their families who are experiencing a serious illness or a traumatic event, to take the time out they so desperately need to get back on track. Examples of an illness or event being.

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  • Tom Cuddeford, Deputy Chairman of the West Midlands Police Federation, issued the following statement:-

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  • "We are pleased the Government has listened to our views" Chancellor George Osborne has announced there will no cuts to the police budget in the duration of this Parliament. Mr Osborne told Parliament in the Autumn Spending Review: "Now is the time to back our police. No cuts in the police budget. The police protect us and we are going to protect them "There will be real-terms protection for police funding." It had widely been expected that there would be cuts to the police budget ranging between 25 and 40 per cent so the announcement came as a surprise. The Treasury said that overall police spending would be “protected in real terms over the Spending Review period to enable to the police to adapt to emerging crime threats, and to train more firearms officers while taking further steps to improve efficiency.” Tom Cuddeford Dep Chair of West Midlands Police Federation , said: "We are reassured that the Government have taken on board the views of the Police Federation, the Superintendents' Association and Chief Officers regarding any future budget cuts". The Chancellor confirmed police and crime commissioners would be given more freedom to increase local council tax precepts. Steve White, Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: "We welcome that sense has finally prevailed and that the chancellor has announced there will be no further cuts to police budgets over this Parliament.

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  • Tom Cuddeford, Deputy Chairman of the West Midlands Police Federation, issued the following statement:-

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  • Roadshows come to an end for 2015

    Posted On 23 Nov 2015

    Our Roadshows have come to an end for 2015. We had a fantastic turnout for 2015 at all our roadshows and our return visit to West Bromwich on 24th November was very successful.

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  • Steve White, chair, Police Federation of England and Wales, said: “The horrific and unprecedented terrorist attacks that took place in Paris last night has left the world in shock and disbelief. Our hearts go out to all those affected. “This unimaginable terror knows no boundaries and the response by the French emergency services under such difficult circumstances is to be admired. “Police officers throughout the UK stand united with the wider police family in the fight against terrorism in all its forms.”

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  • Federation eZine November 2015

    Posted On 13 Nov 2015

    Download/View our November 2015 eZine here.

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  • Diary dates

    Posted On 12 Nov 2015

    Members will receive their 2016 Federation diary in December. We will be mailing out the diaries to members’ home addresses. Please make sure your details are up to date by letting us know here!

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  • Body Armour Advice

    Posted On 12 Nov 2015

    The new hi-vis body armour has been introduced to our Force since the end of 2013. Since the introduction, a significant number of you have experienced issues with it. In 2014 1000 of you emailed the Federation to highlight your concerns, which have been passed onto the Force. Your Federation is still working hard behind the scenes, to try and find a solution to alleviate your concerns and issues. If you have been issued with your new body armour, but are continuing to wear your old, you may not find yourselves covered by the Force Insurance Policy.

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  • Armistice Day

    Posted On 11 Nov 2015

    Each year at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we observe a Two Minute Silence. Armistice Day on 11 November marks the end of the First World War and is a day to remember and honour those who have paid the price for our freedom. We hope you will join with us today to remember.

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