Terms of reference for independent review of Prevent issued by Home Office

The Government has published the terms of reference for the independent review of the Prevent programme. This follows the appointment of Lord Carlile to lead the review as reported by Risk Xtra. The review will focus on the current delivery of Prevent and make recommendations for...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
Home Secretary Theresa May

Police Support Volunteers and staff powers consultation launched by Home Office

Home Secretary Theresa May used the Lord Ferrers Awards* – the national awards for volunteers in policing – as the launchpad for a consultation into proposed changes to those law enforcement powers held by police volunteers and staff alike. The consultation, which...
Posted On 10 Sep 2015
The Police Federation is warning that austerity measures are having a profound impact on the kind of service the police will be able to offer the public going forward

Police Federation predicts ‘catastrophe’ if austerity cuts in officer numbers continue

The equivalent of nine police forces will be lost by next year if financial cutbacks continue to bite at the same rate, according to Steve White (chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales). White is warning that austerity measures are having a “profound...
Posted On 14 Feb 2015