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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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Policing Plan Consultation 2019/20

18th January 2019

Policing Plan Consultation 2019/20

The BTPA is seeking feedback on the Policing Plans for 2019/20. The views of our stakeholders are important when shaping our policing plans. In 2018, we launched our 2018-21 Strategy, stating four clear objectives: Protecting and Safeguarding People Reducing Disruption and Delay Providing Value for Money Building a skilled and specialist workforce One year on,…

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