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British Transport Police Authority agrees budget reduction

19th December 2010

British Transport Police Authority agrees budget reduction

British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) has today set the police force’s 2011/12 budget at 3.3% less than the previous year in real terms. The intention is to maintain this budget for the following year, 2012/13, when the police force will have a significant operational role during the Olympic Games. “This is a difficult settlement that…

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Department announces new member

5th July 2010

Department announces new member

Transport Minister Theresa Villiers announced today the appointment of Elizabeth France CBE to the British Transport Police Authority, and the reappointments of Jeroen Weimar and Lew Adams OBE. All three appointments are for four years from 1 July 2010.Also reappointed is Robin Gisby. He will remain with the Authority for a further twelve months, at…

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BTPA appoints new Assistant Chief Constable

22nd June 2010

BTPA appoints new Assistant Chief Constable

BTPA today appointed Paul Beasley as a new Assistant Chief Constable for British Transport Police. Mr Beasley joins British Transport Police from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), and fills the vacancy created when Paul Crowther was appointed BTP’s Deputy Chief Constable last year. “The panel had a strong list of first-rate candidates to select…

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New Chief Executive for BTPA

26th March 2010

New Chief Executive for BTPA

British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) today announced the appointment of Andrew Figgures CBE as its new Chief Executive. He joins BTPA following a distinguished career with the Ministry of Defence that included service in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iraq. In June 2006 he became Deputy Chief of Defence Staff with responsibility for Capability, an appointment which saw…

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Assistant Chief Constable recruitment

11th March 2010

Assistant Chief Constable recruitment

Assistant Chief Constable: the British Transport Police Authority will be advertising to fill this vacancy on Friday 12 March 2010. To see the advertisement and make an application, please visit the vacancy’s microsite by clicking here. Please note that the candidate pack will be made available on the website at 5pm on Friday 12 March. For…

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