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  • Finlay's Final Journey

    Posted On 1 Dec 2015

    Last week, a young man by the name of Finlay Church very sadly lost his life after battling with a brain tumour for many months. Fin had ambitions to join the police, but his dreams were shattered by his illness. During his last few months, he spent a lot of time raising money for cancer charities, setting a world record in the process.

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  • West Midlands Police: Social media security update regarding Birmingham. Thursday 26 November 2015 - Updated: Friday 27 November 2015 We are aware of rumours circulating online about the safety and security of visitors to Birmingham, its shops and other crowded places. The current security state across the country is at its second highest level - SEVERE - meaning a terrorist attack is highly likely.

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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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