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  • New law will change Federation

    Posted On 1 Dec 2017

    The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) has been undergoing a root and branch review, having embarked on a change programme in 2014 after it commissioned its own review in order to improve working practices. The Independent Review managed by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) was led by Sir David Normington and made 36 recommendations to the way it worked, all of which the PFEW agreed to adopt.

    Posted In Tagged PFEW, law

     
  • Leavers Survey by PFEW

    Posted On 26 Oct 2017

    If you are leaving the police service within the next three months PFEW would like you to complete a survey to tell them more about your experience of being in the police service and reasons for leaving. This survey is open to any officer who is leaving the police service, this includes retiring, resigning or being required to leave by your force.

    Posted In Tagged PFEW, Survey

     
  • No more smoke and mirrors

    Posted On 22 Sep 2017

    An open letter to Government, on behalf of the 43 Federations of England and Wales.

    Posted In Pay, Cuts Tagged PFEW, Pay, Cuts

     
  • Conference overview - Day 1

    Posted On 17 May 2017

    West Midlands PC Mike Bruce gave a powerful account of a horrific incident in which he and colleague PC Alan O'Shea ended up with an offender's spit over their faces and underwent months of uncertainty as to whether they had contracted any illnesses during a session at yesterday's national Police Federation conference in Birmingham. Earlier in the day West Midlands Chief Constable addressed conference giving his views on the challenges faced by policing and the West Midlands Police Federation deputy secretary Tim Rogers led a break-out session on the legal risks faced by police drivers.

    Posted In Tagged Conference, PFEW

     
  • PFEW Conference 2017

    Posted On 16 May 2017

    The PFEW Annual Conference was held in Birmingham on 16th and 17th May 2017.

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  • The leader of West Midlands Police Federation is welcoming police officers from across the UK and overseas to Birmingham this week for the annual national conference of the Police Federation of England and Wales which is being hosted in the city for the first time. Tom Cuddeford, chairman of the West Midlands Police branch of the staff association, says the conference, which is being held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) tomorrow and Wednesday (16 and 17 May) will provide a great opportunity to showcase Birmingham and all it has to offer.

    Posted In Tagged News Release, Press Release, PFEW, Conference

     
  • The Police Federation of England and Wales response: The news that a police officer lost their life, defending the safety of others, has left both colleagues and the public numb. “No words can capture how members of the policing family will feel after today’s horrific events,” Steve White, Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said.

    Posted In Tagged PFEW

     
  • Police charities join forces

    Posted On 17 Feb 2017

    Police charities united today to improve access for officers and their loved ones. More than 20 organisations attended the Police Charities UK launch, signalling their commitment to work in partnership and share best practice to provide the best support possible to the wider policing ‘family'.

    Posted In Tagged PFEW

     
  • Police officers' rights must be protected following EU exit vote With the UK voting to leave the European Union overnight the Police Federation of England and Wales will seek to ensure that the rights of its members are protected.

    Posted In Tagged PFEW, Brexit

     
  • Better treatment and protection for police firearms officers trying to protect the public is urgently needed. That’s the key message of a feature report in ‘Policing for the Future’, a 60-minute news and current affairs-style programme, produced by the Police Federation of England and Wales and ITN Productions. With the Home Office promising an uplift of 1500 ‘extra’ firearms officers to combat terrorism threats, the Federation and policing partners ask the questions - Where will these officers come from? How will they be funded? Will there be enough protection to encourage officers to train up?

    Posted In Tagged PFEW, Firearms