Subscribe to RSS feed

Latest news

The latest news from BTPA.


Mark Phillips appointed Deputy Chairman

26th January 2017

Mark Phillips appointed Deputy Chairman

Mark Phillips has been appointed as the new deputy chairman of the BTPA. Mark, who has been a board member of the BTPA since 2013, replaces Brian Phillpott, who left last year. Mark is also currently Chief Executive Officer at the Rail Safety and Standards Board. He has 30 years’ experience in the rail industry starting…

Read More


Five new members appointed to British Transport Police Authority

26th January 2017

Five new members appointed to British Transport Police Authority

Five new Authority members have been appointed to the BTPA by the Department for Transport. Businessman William Gallagher, chartered accountant Shrinivas Honap, experienced strategist Jeremy Mayhew, retired chief constable Martin Richards and human resources expert Beverley Shears have been appointed to the BTPA board joining the current members. Esther McVey, Chairman of the British Transport Police…

Read More


Interim Chief Exec and DCC Hanstock give evidence to Transport Select Committee

18th January 2017

Interim Chief Exec and DCC Hanstock give evidence to Transport Select Committee

Charlotte Vitty, Interim Chief Executive of BTPA, and Deputy Chief Constable Adrian Hanstock attended the Transport Select Committee at the House of Commons on Monday 16 January 2017 to give evidence on tackling crime on the railways and future challenges. Topics raised by the Committee included counter terrorism, the changing railway environment, the Infrastructure Policing Review and…

Read More


Andrew Figgures to retire as BTPA Chief Executive

15th December 2016

Andrew Figgures to retire as BTPA Chief Executive

Andrew Figgures is to retire as Chief Executive of the British Transport Police Authority at the end of December after nearly seven years in the appointment following his 41 year career in the Army. Esther McVey, Chairman of the BTPA said,  “I am grateful to Andrew for extending his tenure at the Authority’s request to…

Read More


BTP launches its annual public consultation

24th November 2016

BTP launches its annual public consultation

The BTP has launched its latest #WhatMatters consultation campaign. Members of the public can let  BTP know what matters to them in policing the railways and help shape policy by completing an online survey.

Read More


Page 3 of 2112345...1020...Last »