Subscribe to RSS feed

Latest news

The latest news from BTPA.


New BTPA Chair

26th February 2018

New BTPA Chair

We are delighted to welcome Ron Barclay-Smith as the new Chair of the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA);  he takes over from Esther McVey, who stepped down last year, and Mark Phillips who has led the work of the Authority as interim Chair since April 2017. We look forward to working with him to define…

Read More


2018/21 Strategic Plan and 2018/19 Policing Plan consultation now live

5th February 2018

2018/21 Strategic Plan and 2018/19 Policing Plan consultation now live

The BTPA is seeking feedback on its draft Strategy for policing the railways until 2021. Our ongoing review of the operating environment, and feedback received from our stakeholders, suggested our current strategy needed to be revisited before its planned end date.  As such, we are now consulting on the proposed strategy for the British Transport…

Read More


HMIC and HMICS report responses

8th December 2017

HMIC and HMICS report responses

The Department for Transport have published Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary Fire and Rescue Service’s (HMICFRS’s) PEEL report on BTP and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland’s (HMIC’s) Strategic overview of British Transport Police in Scotland including the proposed transfer to Police Scotland. We at the BTPA welcome both reports. The reports which follow…

Read More


BTPA appoints new ACC

31st August 2017

BTPA appoints new ACC

The British Transport Police Authority is pleased to announce that Charlie Doyle has been appointed as Assistant Chief Constable role at the British Transport Police (BTP) with responsibility for the Public Contact and Specialist Crime portfolio. With an impressive background in Neighbourhood Policing, Charlie became temporary ACC for Surrey’s neighbourhood portfolio in 2016, after reshaping…

Read More


Secretary of State agrees members’ reappointment

23rd August 2017

Secretary of State agrees members’ reappointment

The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, has agreed the reappointment of three members of the British Transport Police Authority. Dominic Booth, Andrew Pollins and Stella Thomas, who are coming to the end of their first terms as Authority members, will now serve a further four years from the expiry of their current terms.

Read More


Page 2 of 2312345...1020...Last »