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  • This morning (30th January) the Home Secretary announced that she will accept in full the decision of the Police Arbitration Tribunal in respect of the recommendations in the Winsor Review’s first report. The document opposite (and link below) attempts to explain the changes proposed in the first report from the Winsor Review and how far they have been modified by the recent decision of the Police Arbitration Tribunal.

    Posted In Tagged Winsor, PAT, Ian Rennie

  • Home Secretary ratifies PAT decision

    Posted On 30 Jan 2012

    Responding to the decision by the Home Secretary to implement the Police Arbitration Tribunal decision in full, together with those Winsor recommendations already agreed by Staff Side and Official Side of PNB, Paul McKeever, Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, says:

    Posted In Tagged PAT, Theresa May, Paul McKeever

  • This morning the Home Secretary announced that she would implement the first year of increases to police pension contribution rates (i.e. 2012-13), in line with the proposal put to PNB in July 2011.

    Posted In Pension Tagged Pension, Ian Rennie

  • Today it has been announced that there were 135,838 police officers in September 2011 - 6,012 fewer than the 141,850 there had been a year earlier. The Police Federation of England and Wales have issued the following statement to the media:

    Posted In Tagged Paul McKeever

  • PAT ruling - latest news

    Posted On 20 Jan 2012

    Representatives of the Home Office gave an update on the Police Arbitration Tribunal (PAT) ruling at a meeting of the Police Negotiating Board (PNB) yesterday. The Federation has been calling on the Home Secretary to ratify the ruling since it was announced last Monday (9 January).

    Posted In Tagged PAT, PNB

  • PAT decision - Winsor Part 1

    Posted On 9 Jan 2012

    I can inform you that at today's meeting of the Police Negotiating Board, representatives of the Home Office confirmed the following:

    Posted In Tagged PAT, Winsor

  • Please find below and opposite a letter from Ian Rennie to Paul Wylie, Secretary to the Winsor Review, in response to a letter dated 13 December. Paul Wylie’s letter is attached at the end of Ian’s letter.

    Posted In Tagged Winsor, Ian Rennie

  • PAT decision

    Posted On 22 Dec 2011

    As you will be aware, the PAT hearing into the Winsor Part One recommendations concluded on 22 November. Typically a decision would be delivered within three to four weeks, which would have meant that the decision of the PAT would have been published just before Christmas. The PAT Secretary has been in contact with the Staff Side and has informed us that a decision will not be made prior to the New Year. We hope to have a decision in early January and we will keep you informed of developments.

    Posted In Tagged PAT, Ian Rennie, Winsor

  • HMIC Report - Rules of Engagement

    Posted On 20 Dec 2011

    The HMIC has today published its Rules of Engagement report relating to the August riots. Below is the link to the press release and report

    Posted In Tagged HMIC, Paul McKeever

  • There can be no doubt that this has been a tough year for policing, with even more challenges still to come as we look to the year ahead. Over the past 12 months we have seen the service respond to unprecedented demands on its manpower, resources, and resolve. The widespread rioting of August will, moving forward, be seen as one of the greatest public order challenges in the history of British policing, while every element of our business, from neighbourhood policing, to counter-terrorism and the fight against serious organised crime, has felt the effects as we strive to maintain our service to the public with less money.

    Posted In Tagged Paul McKeever