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Authority stalwart relinquishes post after a decade of service

30th June 2014

Authority stalwart relinquishes post after a decade of service

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) bid a fond farewell to a member who has been with the Authority since its inception and who, for the last ten years, has ensured the interest of rail staff and BTP officers were at the heart of the Authority’s decisions. Lew Adams has been with the Authority since…

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Top finance position open at BTPA -closed

19th June 2014

Top finance position open at BTPA -closed

BTPA is seeking an experienced finance professional to fill the position of Finance Director and act as Deputy Chief Executive. The Authority is looking for a qualified accountant with the drive and energy for this demanding role. The Finance Director will be responsible for providing independent financial advice to the Authority in all respects of…

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Committee review performance of the BTP

20th May 2014

Committee review performance of the BTP

The British Transport Police Authority has commended the BTP for its successful work around suicide prevention on the railways and agreed to work together to ensure the recording of stop and search data can stand up to scrutiny in light of the recent HMIC inspection report. The Authority, which oversees the work of the Force,…

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BTPA welcomes funding from Welsh Government for extra officers

20th May 2014

BTPA welcomes funding from Welsh Government for extra officers

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) has responded to an announcement today by the Welsh Government to provide a further £15.8m to fund extra Community Support Officers including an extra £257,000 to continue to fund seven CSO’s for BTP and a part funded Police Inspector post based in North Wales over a three-year period. Millie Banerjee…

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BTP’s new Chief Constable starts work

2nd May 2014

BTP’s new Chief Constable starts work

Paul Crowther OBE officially took up his post as Chief Constable of BTP on 1 May. Paul is the first home grown chief in 50 years and his appointment coincides with the launch of the National and Local Policing Plans which outline the priorities for the force this year. Millie Banerjee Chair of the British…

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