Welcome to BTPA

The fifteen members of the British Transport Police Authority oversee the police force, set its priorities and allocate funding.  We also deal with complaints and recruitment in certain cases, independent custody visiting and Freedom of Information requests.

More about what we do:

Duties and responsibilities | Complaints | Recruitment | Independent Custody Visiting | Freedom of Information


Esther makes first visit to frontline of policing in new role as Chair

British Transport Police Authority’s (BTPA) new Chair, Esther McVey, praised BTP’s innovative working following visits... more

BTPA welcomes new member

The Department for Transport has appointed Ray O’Toole as interim BTPA member for a 12... more

New Chair of the British Transport Police Authority announced

Esther McVey has been appointed as the new Chair of the British Transport Police Authority... more

BTPA Upcoming Events

03.03.16 - Finance Committee - view
03.03.16 - Audit and Risk committee - view
22.03.16 - Full Authority - view
27.04.16 - People and Standards committee - view
19.05.16 - Performance Review Committee - view