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  • Letter to Members: Working for You

    Posted On 13 Sep 2012

    We have been made aware of a text and Facebook campaign encouraging members to withdraw from subscribing to the Police Federation. Obviously this is of concern to us, but equally of concern is the fact that there are a number of myths and rumours regarding the impact of doing this. The purpose of this letter is to clarify the correct position and implications of withdrawing subscriptions so that any member considering this course of action does so with access to all the facts.

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  • Ian Edwards, Chairman of the West Midlands Police Federation, issued the following statement on behalf of Warwickshire, West Mercia and West Midlands Police Federations

    Posted In Tagged Ian Edwards, Ballot, Industrial Rights

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    “We understand there is a lot of anger and unrest about pensions and we understand your frustration but it is the Government that is changing police pensions not the Police Federation of England and Wales. “Police Pensions are non-negotiable and we engaged in the consultation process because not to do so could have resulted in the Home Secretary imposing a more detrimental pension scheme.

    Posted In Pension Tagged Paul McKeever, Pension

  • POLICE CUTS HITTING the FRONT-LINE – AND PUTTING PUBLIC AT greater RISK – as yougov poll also REVEALS a low level of trust in theresa may or david cameron to deliver an effective police force. Seven in 10 people surveyed by YouGov this week believe the Government’s cuts to police funding are affecting front-line police services, with nearly half believing that the police service should have been protected from cuts, alongside the NHS and overseas aid spending.

    Posted In Cuts Tagged Cuts, Theresa May, David Cameron, Ian Edwards

  • Message from Ian Edwards, West Midlands JBB Chairman regarding Pensions.

    Posted In Pension Tagged Ian Edwards, Pension

  • People have lost confidence in the Government to keep them safe, a damning poll reveals. Swingeing budget cuts and rising levels of violent crime have left almost two thirds of us with little or no trust in David Cameron or Home Secretary Theresa May to maintain an effective police force.

    Posted In Cuts Tagged Cuts, Ian Edwards, Theresa May, Steve Williams, YouGov

  • Download the JCC newsletter from this weeks meeting including: Pension Matters Regulations and Determinations Independent Review of Pay and Conditions of Service

    Posted In Tagged JCC, Pension, Pay, Regulations

  • 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

    Posted In Pension Tagged Ian Edwards, Pension

  • 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.

    Posted In Tagged Steve Williams, Paul McKeever