BTPA advertises for Scottish member

The Secretary of State for Transport is seeking to appoint a Member with Scottish interests who can enhance the work of the British Transport Police Authority through their skills, knowledge and experience.

As someone representing the interests of persons in Scotland you will demonstrate an understanding of railway security and the British Transport Police. You will also understand the Scottish political environment and its interface with the rest of Great Britain. Your contribution to the aims and objectives of the Authority will provide evidence and input from a Scottish perspective.

You will need to demonstrate highly developed team-working and interpersonal skills, integrity and sound judgement. A solid commitment to an equal opportunities and diversity agenda is paramount. Experience of engaging effectively with the commercial world is essential.

Applications for this position closed at 5pm on Friday 6 July.

Contact information

Laverne Bryant
British Transport Police Authority
Tel: 020 7388 2643
Email: [email protected]

The British Transport Police Authority values equality and diversity in employment and a socially inclusive transport system. We particularly welcome applications from disabled, women and minority ethnic groups.

About the BTPA

BTPA is an independent body of that oversees the British Transport Police. It is composed of 15 members who represent the rail operators and passengers. It maintains the force’s budget, allocates resources and makes senior appointments to the force. For more information, visit

British Transport Police is the specialist, national police service for Britain’s railways. It deals with major and minor crime, disorder and incidents, and covers the rail system in England, Wales and Scotland. Its police officers, Police Community Support Officers, Special Constables and support staff are recruited and trained like those of local forces and have the same powers.