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Charlotte Vitty resigns as Chief Executive

6th September 2018

Charlotte Vitty resigns as Chief Executive

The Chief Executive of the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA), Charlotte Vitty, has decided to leave the BTPA with immediate effect to take advantage of other opportunities. BTPA Chair, Ron Barclay-Smith, said: “Charlotte has been with the BTPA for almost four years and has been a significant part of the change and progress that has…

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New Strategic Plan 2018-21 launched

25th July 2018

New Strategic Plan 2018-21 launched

The BTPA and BTP have launched their new strategy for 2018-21 at an event at BTP Force Headquarters in London. The new strategy, developed in collaboration with industry stakeholders, sets out the Force’s objectives for the next four years, focusing on: Protecting and safeguarding people Reducing delays and disruption Providing value for money Building a…

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New BTPA Chair

26th February 2018

New BTPA Chair

We are delighted to welcome Ron Barclay-Smith as the new Chair of the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA);  he takes over from Esther McVey, who stepped down last year, and Mark Phillips who has led the work of the Authority as interim Chair since April 2017. We look forward to working with him to define…

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2018/21 Strategic Plan and 2018/19 Policing Plan consultation now live

5th February 2018

2018/21 Strategic Plan and 2018/19 Policing Plan consultation now live

The BTPA is seeking feedback on its draft Strategy for policing the railways until 2021. Our ongoing review of the operating environment, and feedback received from our stakeholders, suggested our current strategy needed to be revisited before its planned end date.  As such, we are now consulting on the proposed strategy for the British Transport…

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HMIC and HMICS report responses

8th December 2017

HMIC and HMICS report responses

The Department for Transport have published Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary Fire and Rescue Service’s (HMICFRS’s) PEEL report on BTP and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland’s (HMIC’s) Strategic overview of British Transport Police in Scotland including the proposed transfer to Police Scotland. We at the BTPA welcome both reports. The reports which follow…

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