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Special constables can now join the Police Federation

From 1st July Special Constables can join the Police Federation of England and Wales. In North Wales, in recognition of the valued volunteering that Special Constables perform, the Police and Crime Commissioner will reimburse the membership fees of all Special Constables who join the Federation. Membership of the Federation is optional. Members receive support and […]

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Struggling mum bravely confronts Home Secretary with personal story during annual conference

A struggling single mother-of-one who has resorted to visiting food banks, asking her pensioner parents for money and now fears she will lose her home due to financial difficulties, stood up and challenged the Home Secretary at this year’s annual conference. Detective Constable Vicky Knight, who is a North Wales Police Federation representative challenged Priti […]

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Pension remedy FAQs

The Police Federation of England and Wales have published a comprehensive FAQ document about the pension remedy.   The document is designed to answer FAQs about the Government’s intended remedy to the unlawful discrimination caused by the transitional protections under the Police Pension Scheme 2015 (the 2015 CARE Scheme) following the McCloud/Sargeant Court of Appeal decision. […]

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The Ben Fund Amnesty

The Ben Fund are holding a membership amnesty! If you are not currently a member of The Ben Fund you can sign up in April, May and June and immediately use the services on offer. Find out more at www.thebenfund.co.uk

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Police Federation of England and Wales survey highlights the reality of low morale of police officers

PFEW’s 2021 Pay and Morale survey also revealed how officers feel they are not being paid fairly for risking their own wellbeing in the line of duty. The survey has illustrated the increasing dissatisfaction with remuneration in policing, with 81% of North Wales Police officers reporting that they are dissatisfied with their pay. This is […]

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Updated Quick Reference Guide

The Quick Reference Guide to terms and conditions of service has been updated (and replaces the issue dated July 2021). It has been updated, in particular, with reference to the pay award 2021, the revised targeted variable pay scheme and the payment of allowances while on maternity leave. You can view the updated document here

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‘Committee has defining role in future of policing’

The Welsh Affairs Sub-Committee (WASC) will play a defining role in the future of policing across Wales, according to committee member Mark Jones. Mark, who is general secretary of the North Wales Police Federation branch, predicted the WASC would be “pivotal” at a “really exciting but challenging time for policing in Wales” and has called […]

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Updated Quick Reference Guide

The Quick Reference Guide to terms and conditions of service has been updated (and replaces the issue dated January 2021). It has been updated, in particular, with reference to the publication of a new Annex F (pay), amendments to Annex U (allowances), the new scheme for Targeted Variable Pay and the pensions remedy. You can […]

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The UK Police Memorial

The UK Police Memorial honours the courage and sacrifice of members of the UK Police Service who have dedicated their lives to protecting the communities that they serve. The memorial will be officially unveiled during a private ceremony today (Wednesday 28 July), and the ceremony will be broadcast live on the Arboretum’s Facebook and YouTube channels, and also the […]

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Work With Us Not Against Us

Work with us, not against us, say emergency workers after rise in assaults ASSAULTS on emergency workers in Wales are on the rise, new data has revealed. More than 4,240 assaults were committed against emergency workers, including police, fire and ambulance crews, in the period April 2019 – November 2020, representing a monthly average increase […]

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Reps@Work

Do you have what it takes to be a Fed Rep? Triennial elections for the Federation are taking place in July 2021, and we’re encouraging colleagues of a diverse background to put themselves forward to become a Fed Rep. The Election Café is an opportunity for colleagues to ask questions and find out more about […]

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Debt Awareness Week 23-28 March

Money worries are not just a financial problem they can cause relationships problems, people to lose homes and families to break down. People from all walks of life can end up in debt for many different reasons, divorce, redundancy, ill health, bereavement. It’s not always easy to talk about money worries but if you’re struggling […]

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