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Bill Matthews reappointed

29th July 2019

Bill Matthews reappointed

The Secretary of State and Rail Minister have approved the reappointment of Bill Matthews as the BTPA’s Scottish Member for a further three years from October 2019. We thank Bill for all of his work and look forward to our continued work together in the future. You can find Bill’s biography on the Member section…

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Former Home Office director appointed as British Transport Police Authority Chief Executive

3rd June 2019

Former Home Office director appointed as British Transport Police Authority Chief Executive

Hugh Ind has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA), starting today (Monday 3 June 2019). Hugh was previously Director General at the Cabinet Office where he was leading work on the Government’s apprenticeship strategy. Hugh has worked in the civil service for 27 years, in roles such as…

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Draft Policing Plans 2019/20

23rd May 2019

Draft Policing Plans 2019/20

Following our consultation earlier in the year, we are pleased to share with you the draft British Transport Police policing plans for 2019/20. These will be expanded upon before their official publication in the next few months, but in the meantime you can view them here.

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Four new members appointed

22nd May 2019

Four new members appointed

Four new members have been appointed to the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA). Sir Craig Mackey, previously Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service is appointed alongside Andy Cooper, soon-to-retire as Managing Director of Cross Country Trains, former MP and parliamentary private secretary Graham Evans, and former member of the Civil Nuclear Police Authority Kenna…

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BTP Chief Constable reappointed until 2021

20th February 2019

BTP Chief Constable reappointed until 2021

Chief Constable Paul Crowther OBE will stay at the British Transport Police until 2021, following a decision by the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) to extend his contract. The Department for Transport has this week approved the BTPA’s decision to extend the contract of Chief Constable Crowther until February 2021. Mr Crowther joined the BTP…

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