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  • The following is a letter sent to our Secretary Chris Jones from the Scottish Police Federation regarding the Police Helicopter Crash, Clutha Vaults Bar, Glasgow. Passing on to our members the heartfelt thanks and appreciation of all in the Scottish Police Federation for the kind words of comfort, sympathy and support received in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy.

    Posted In Tagged Chris Jones, Police Helicopter Crash, Clutha Vaults Bar

  • Review of the Year 2013

    Posted On 5 Dec 2013

    Here is a sneak peek from the lastest Federation magazine due to be published soon.

    Posted In Tagged sneak peek, Federation magazine

  • WEST Midlands Police Chief Constable Chris Sims has ended the regulation that enforces the retirement of officers with more than 30 years’ service.

    Posted In Tagged A19, Retirement, Chief Constable, Chris Sims

  • Wolverhampton Question Time was last Friday. It was your chance to ask any question you like to a very influential panel. The questions posed, and answers given will be available here on our website soon.

    Posted In Tagged Wolverhampton Question Time, Ian Rennie

  • 2014 Federation Diaries

    Posted On 29 Nov 2013

    Update on Federation diaries for 2014: Due to a change in supplier the 2014 diaries are due to arrive with us later than usual this year, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Posted In Tagged Diary, Diaries

  • “We note the charge announced today by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and await the outcome of the matter once the full criminal justice process has been completed. “We welcome the decision by the CPS that there was insufficient evidence to show that the officer at the gate lied in his account and that there was insufficient evidence to show that Mr Mitchell was the victim of a conspiracy of misinformation. “We have always been concerned by the selected information that has been put into the public domain and it is noteworthy that the CPS came to its conclusions after reviewing all the evidence, including unedited CCTV footage from Downing Street.”

    Posted In Tagged PFEW, Plebgate, Andrew Mitchell

  • The Independent Commission into the future of policing today published its report 'Policing for a Better Britain'. A Royal Commission in all but name the Commission's remit was as wide reaching as that of the Royal Commission on the Police undertaken fifty years ago. When launching the report Lord Stevens, Chair of the Commission, expressed his thanks to all members of the commission for their time, effort and unwavering support all of which he reminded the audience had been given on a completely pro bona basis. With 37 recommendations covering eight key themes, the Commission seeks to provide a roadmap for the professional evolution of the police service.

    Posted In Tagged IPC, Stevens

  • Update from PFEW on the Home Office pensions circular (HOC 14/2013)

    Posted In Tagged PFEW, Ian Rennie

  • National Federation update on PAT

    Posted On 18 Nov 2013

    The Police Arbitration Tribunal (PAT) hearing on the Winsor Review concluded on friday. Ian Rennie, General Secretary, Police Federation of England and Wales said: “The PAT has been asked to make decisions in respect of a number of recommendations from the Winsor Final Report, which include the introduction of Compulsory Severance and changes to how Police Officers on Restricted Duties are managed. “There is no indication of when the PAT will publish its ruling, but I will keep you informed of any developments.”

    Posted In Tagged PAT, PFEW, Ian Rennie

  • Roads Ahead - November 2013

    Posted On 18 Nov 2013

    Police Federation Roads Policing Newsletter Volume 17 November 2013. Available to download now.

    Posted In Tagged Roads Ahead