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  • 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

  • Today the Home Affairs Select Committee have published a report entitled ‘Policing Large Scale Disorder: Lessons from the disturbances of August 2011’, which examines the public disorder witnessed across the UK in August this year.

    Posted In Tagged Riots, Simon Reed

  • Commenting on the publication today of the Report by HMIC, Without fear or favour: A review of police relationships, Paul McKeever, Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, says:

    Posted In Tagged Paul McKeever, HMIC

  • You will recall that on 30th November Ian Rennie and Paul McKeever wrote to the Home Secretary regarding Tom Winsor and his review of terms and conditions of service. The letter was published as an Open letter on the PFEW website. A response has now been received and that too has been published on the website.

    Posted In Tagged Paul McKeever, Ian Rennie, Winsor, Theresa May

  • Detectives are increasingly turning to federation representatives for counselling as occupational health units in forces are ‘diminishing rapidly’. The Police Federation’s National Detective Forum Awards Seminar, held this month in London, debated the increase in cases of stress among detectives who are suffering cuts to their numbers and increased workloads.

    Posted In Tagged

  • Responding to the launch of Lord Stevens’ independent review of policing, Paul McKeever, Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales says:

    Posted In Tagged Paul McKeever, Lord Stevens

  • Please find written below and attached opposite correspondence sent to the Home Secretary earlier today from PFEW General Secretary, Ian Rennie and Chairman, Paul McKeever regarding Mr. Winsor’s review of policing.

    Posted In Tagged Paul McKeever, Ian Rennie, Winsor, Theresa May

  • Chancellor George Osborne has announced public sector pay rises are to be capped at 1% for two years, in his update on the state of the economy.

    Posted In Pay Tagged George Osborne, Public Sector Pay, Paul McKeever