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  • Our Chair Tom Cuddeford was on BBC Sunday politics West Midlands yesterday talking Police underfunding / sickness / demands feature starts around four minutes into the BBC iPlayer stream.

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  • Our Interim Chair on local Radio

    Posted On 2 Nov 2016

    Our Interim Chair was on BBC Radio talking recent figures on Police assaults.

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  • Our Interim Chair Tom Cuddeford was interviewed by Phil Upton on BBC Cov & Warks on 13 July regarding the new Prime Minister and our Bravery Award Nominee Paul Hopley. Listen to the iPlayer radio stream from 02:09:48 until 02:13:14

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  • PFEW Fraud Investigation

    Posted On 18 Mar 2016

    Message to Members regarding the PFEW Fraud Investigation from Deputy Chair Tom Cuddeford.

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  • Tom Cuddeford, Deputy Chairman of the West Midlands Police Federation, issued the following statement:-

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  • Tom Cuddeford, Deputy Chairman of the West Midlands Police Federation, issued the following statement:-

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  • "We are pleased the Government has listened to our views" Chancellor George Osborne has announced there will no cuts to the police budget in the duration of this Parliament. Mr Osborne told Parliament in the Autumn Spending Review: "Now is the time to back our police. No cuts in the police budget. The police protect us and we are going to protect them "There will be real-terms protection for police funding." It had widely been expected that there would be cuts to the police budget ranging between 25 and 40 per cent so the announcement came as a surprise. The Treasury said that overall police spending would be “protected in real terms over the Spending Review period to enable to the police to adapt to emerging crime threats, and to train more firearms officers while taking further steps to improve efficiency.” Tom Cuddeford Dep Chair of West Midlands Police Federation , said: "We are reassured that the Government have taken on board the views of the Police Federation, the Superintendents' Association and Chief Officers regarding any future budget cuts". The Chancellor confirmed police and crime commissioners would be given more freedom to increase local council tax precepts. Steve White, Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: "We welcome that sense has finally prevailed and that the chancellor has announced there will be no further cuts to police budgets over this Parliament.

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  • Our Deputy Chairman Tom Cuddeford was on BBC Radio WM talking Bobbies on the beat being an endangered species.

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  • Police officer stress was discussed by West Midlands Police Federation deputy chairman Tom Cuddeford when he appeared on the Birmingham based television channel Big Centre TV this morning. Tom was interviewed by veteran broadcast journalist Bob Hall on The Midland: Morning News Live.

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  • Blue Light programme

    Posted On 9 Apr 2015

    Can we bring to your attention the new facility for Bluelight workers that has been activated by MIND. This may prove helpful for colleagues in need of support and help

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