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  • The Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM) provides medical support to military Operational deployments. It also provides secondary and specialist care for members ofthe armed forces. It is a dedicated training centre for defence personnel and a focus for medical research. The RCDM is a tri-service establishment personnel from all three of the armed services.

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  • Statement from Ian Edwards, JBB Chair, West Midlands Police Federation

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  • To receive the majority support as Chair elect of the Police Federation of England and Wales is indeed a prestigious honour and places an immense degree of expectation on me to fulfil the high standards of leading the organisation in the footsteps of Paul McKeever who has provided extra ordinary dedication, guidance and commitment during his time in office.

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  • Please find attached a statement from Ian Rennie on long term pension reform including clarification on the issue over section 2 of the Police Pension Act (1976).

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  • The Home Secretary has made an announcement in relation to police pensions by way of Written Ministerial Statement today. We will provide a further update as and when details are made available.

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  • Pensions guidance

    Posted On 4 Sep 2012

    The Federation will issue further details about changes to pensions as soon as possible. Home Secretary Theresa May issued a ministerial statement on the issue today.

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  • Policing is not being privatised

    Posted On 31 Aug 2012

    Core police functions will continue to be delivered by sworn officers, the Home Secretary has pledged. In a letter to the Federation, Theresa May also says that policing is not being privatised.

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  • Police and Crime Commissioner election: 15 November 2012 Please download the first West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner newsletter. The newsletter covers recent developments. Full information about Police and Crime Commissioners and the forthcoming election can be found at the website:

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  • Download the Frontlines newsletter

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  • Police officers interviewed in a BBC documentary about the riots brought home the reality of tackling last year’s violent disorder, according to West Midlands Police Federation chairman Ian Edwards. The second part of The Riots: In Their Own Words was shown on BBC2 last night and featured officers on the front-line facing rioters and looters in London and Manchester.

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