Our Chairman Ian Edwards featured at the Home Affairs Select Committee hearing into the Reform of the Police Federation
The Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW), Steve Williams, has today - Monday, 7th April - announced his plans to retire from the police service at the end of May. Announcing his decisions to members he said that “the timing was right for a new Chair to take over the running of the organisation.” Mr. Williams was instrumental in commissioning the Independent Review into the Police Federation in 2012, a decision welcomed by many from across the political landscape, in the wake of the Plebgate incident and after confidence in the organisation was severely tested.
Police Federation Roads Policing Newsletter
In each edition of Federation magazine, we put a topical issue out to our members for their views. This time we asked for your views on compulsory severance...
Constables’ Pay Scale and Assimilation Procedure commencing 1st April 2014...
Paul Ford, lead on domestic abuse for the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: 'We fully support all the recommendations in the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary report into domestic abuse. The Police Federation of England and Wales, together with the College of Policing, has worked tirelessly to improve investigative training for all officers in this critical area of public safety.
Police officers will be given the opportunity to have their say on what they think of Taser as the Home Office release latest figures showing an increase in use but a decrease in the number of times it has been fired. The survey, launched today, is aimed at gauging officers’ attitudes to issues such as rolling it out to more officers, training and safety issues. The results will directly feed into Police Federation policy and will be the first to focus solely on the less-lethal option.
The eZine for March 2014 is now available, download the PDF and sign up!
Please find attached a letter from the Policing Minister in respect of the increase to pension contributions with effect from 1 April 2014.
Can you please complete the Federation Survey link that will be sent through to your .pnn email address from your local Federation representative. This is regarding how the Police Federation needs to move forward, on your behalf.