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Home Secretary visits policing hubs to assess preparations for no-deal Brexit scenario

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has visited two policing hubs to see how the law enforcement world in the UK is preparing for the possibility of leaving the European Union without a deal. Javid was given a tour of the International Crime and Co-ordination Centre (ICCC), a unit...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
John Apter: chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales
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Legal proceedings lodged in wake of Government’s failure to act on police pay

The Police Federation of England and Wales has stated that formal legal proceedings will now commence following the Government’s failure to act on police pay recommendations. The staff association for police officers in England and Wales has lodged an application for Judicial...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
John Apter: chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales
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Police Federation chair John Apter calls for “common sense” in setting police priorities

Police Federation chair John Apter has called for more “common sense” in setting police priorities. Apter has stated that rank and file members feel frustrated at being tasked with investigating trivial rows on social media, for example, at the expense of attending...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
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Home Office confirms police officers to receive 2% pay increase in 2018-2019

Police officers will be awarded a pay rise of 2% in 2018 to 2019. This will mean that average pay for a police constable will now be more than £38,600 per year. The increase will consist of a 2% pay increase for all police officer ranks, a 2% increase to the London weighting...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
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Home Office confirms rank and file police officers to receive 2% pay award in 2017-2018

The Government has recognised what it refers to as “the extraordinary efforts” of the police service over the past year and, in light of independent recommendations made by the Police Remuneration Review Body in addition to the Senior Salaries Review Body, has...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017
Steve White: chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales
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“Policing must be put ahead of politics” urges Police Federation chairman Steve White

Speaking at the organisation’s Annual Conference, Police Federation chairman Steve White has called upon whomever forms the new Government to make policing a priority. In his speech to an audience including Home Secretary Amber Rudd, White addressed a number of issues...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Police Federation calls on Government to increase officers’ pay by 2.8%

In the face of the 1% public sector pay increase limit set by Chancellor George Osborne and Her Majesty’s Treasury, the Police Federation of England and Wales is now asking for a pay rise of 2.8% for all police officers. In its second submission to the Police Remuneration...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016