Funding Petition: Increased Funding for Bedfordshire Police

Bedfordshire is funded as a rural area yet its police face complex issues including threats to national security, the effects of serious and organised crime, and a high level of burglary/robbery. This needs to be reflected in the level of police resourcing to address years of underfunding.

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Chiefs Reject Compulsory Severance, For Now

Chief constables have decided not to push for the introduction of compulsory severance for police officers.

However, national Police Federation chairman Steve White has given the news a cautious welcome and has warned the issue has not gone away for good.

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Compulsory Severance: 'No Evidence to Show it is Needed’

Compulsory severance is a 'blunt and divisive tool' and it is 'astounding and galling' that the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) is again considering its introduction, according to the chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW).

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Federation Issue Guidance on Pension Challenge

A successful legal challenge to the 2015 Care Police Pension Scheme could initially benefit some officers but, in turn, be detrimental to others, according to the general secretary of the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW).

Andy Fittes has written an open letter to members setting out his concerns and has also issued a briefing document in response to the Pensions Challenge set up independently by a group of officers.

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