The latest news from BTPA.
1st August 2017
APPLICATIONS NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED The BTPA is currently looking for applicants for the position of Chair of the Authority. The Secretary of State for Transport is looking to appoint a new Chair who, by building on the strong record of the previous Chair, can provide effective and visible leadership skills which results in the…
19th July 2017
The British Transport Police Fund Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2017 was formally laid before the UK Parliament this afternoon. This document constitutes the British Transport Police Authority’s Annual Report and includes a performance report, accountability report and financial statements. The Annual Report can be downloaded here.
15th June 2017
Mark Phillips has taken up the role of Interim Chairman of the BTPA after the resignation of Esther McVey, who left to stand for Parliament. Mark, who is also CEO of RSSB, will be supported by Len Jackson as Interim Deputy Chairman and will fulfil the duties until a new permanent Chairman is appointed.
13th June 2017
Today the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) has issued the full versions of the National and Division Plans for policing the railways in 2017-18. These new look plans are in the form of seven National Commitments, supported by a broad range of performance indicators. The core strategic objective remain tackling crime, reducing disruption and promoting…
30th May 2017
We at the British Transport Police Authority are immensely proud of the response by BTP officers and staff to the Manchester bomb and the aftermath. We continue to be impressed by the manner in which they have dealt with the increase in pressure and workload as a result of this event and the subsequent temporary…