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Police drivers will be impacted by new legislation

Police drivers are being urged to read a frequently asked questions document (see below) giving guidance on new regulations which come into force later this month. The new regulations, effective from 30 November, set out the prescribed training that will in effect give trained police drivers the better protection in law afforded to them under […]

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Group Insurance Scheme now available to Special Constables

Philip Williams and Company have produced a Group Insurance Scheme specifically for Special Constables who are subscribing members of the Police Federation. They’ve taken great pride in ensuring the cover is suited specifically to the requirements of Special Constables, reflecting the unique nature of their relationship with the Force and the Federation. To find out […]

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2022 Pay and Morale Survey Launches Today

The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) launches its annual Pay and Morale Survey today (Monday 5 September). The findings from the 2022 Pay and Morale Survey will provide strategically important evidence to support our ongoing national pay campaign, calling for fair remuneration for police officers, and an independent pay mechanism. It will also […]

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PFEW Pay award statement

19 July 2022 The Government announcement today that police officers will get a pay award of £1,900 from 1 September 2022 is positive news for those young in service and new joiners, but is more disappointing for those longer in service and in supervisory ranks who are also struggling financially. National Chair Steve Hartshorn said […]

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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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