Message from Steve Grange Deputy Secretary.
The independence of a Government commissioned review of police pay and conditions has been brought into question by the leaders of Derbyshire Police Federation. Federation chairman Mark Pickard, who represents the county’s 1,910 constables, sergeants, inspectors and chief inspectors, has spoken out after discovering that the recommendations in Tom Winsor’s review of pay and conditions bear a striking resemblance to plans outlined by the Prime Minister in a speech in 2006.
Our march in London on 10th May will send a very powerful message to Government; as police officers we are outraged at the way we are being treated and we have real concerns about the negative impact the cuts will have on public safety.
Responding to news today that the UK economy is back in recession, PFEW have released the following statement to the media:
As you may be aware, Home Office Circular 010/2012 has now been published in respect of the Winsor Part One Determinations.
Ian Rennie, Staff Side Secretary, delivered a short address to the full PNB meeting this afternoon. The transcript can be downloaded
Read the letter from Ian Rennie, PFEW General Secretary, to the Home Secretary, regarding the determinations in respect of the first Winsor report.
Read the letter from Ian Rennie, PFEW General Secretary, to the Home Secretary, regarding the recent increase (with effect from 1 April) to police officer contribution rates.
On 22nd March we asked you to take part in our poll to gather your views on Winsor, your right to strike, and your right to work to rule. We had 3,006 responses, as per below: