“Profound and far-reaching policing reform urgently needed” asserts HMICFRS

Profound and far-reaching aspects of police reform are needed or services face unacceptable compromises in quality of service levels of public safety, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services has warned. In his annual assessment of policing in...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019
The House of Commons' Home Affairs Select Committee is launching an inquiry into the police funding formula

Home Affairs Select Committee prepares for detailed inquiry into police service funding

Following the Government’s announcement in July that it’s now considering a new model of allocating funding to the 43 police forces in England and Wales, the House of Commons’ Home Affairs Select Committee is launching an inquiry into the police funding formula....
Posted On 20 Sep 2015
James Kelly: CEO at the BSIA

BSIA submits evidence to Public Accounts Committee on financial sustainability of police forces

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has submitted written evidence to the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee in advance of its first evidence session of the new Parliament. The Committee is due to hold a session in the Houses of Parliament at 4.00 pm this...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
Stephen Otter QPM

New five-year term for Stephen Otter as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary

Stephen Otter QPM has been reappointed as one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Constabulary. Otter was originally appointed to the role back in March 2012 following a rigorous recruitment process which included approval by both the Prime Minister and Her Majesty The Queen. Otter...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015
Tom Winsor: Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary

Tom Winsor reappointed as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary

Home Secretary Theresa May has announced that Tom Winsor is reappointed as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary. Winsor was originally appointed in October 2012 and is the first holder of that office to come from a non-policing background. During his two-year term,...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014