The latest news from BTPA.
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…
2nd May 2017
Esther McVey has formally resigned her position as Chairman of the BTPA following her selection as the Conservative Party candidate for the Tatton Constituency in the upcoming General Election. Mark Phillips, the current Deputy Chairman, will be fulfilling the duties of Chairman until a permanent replacement can be appointed.
20th April 2017
Charlotte Vitty has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the British Transport Police Authority. Most recently Charlotte has been working as the Acting Chief Executive since January, having been Finance Director for the previous two years. A qualified accountant, Charlotte has over 15 years’ experience in both private practice and the commercial market. She…