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23 November 2018 Conduct Lead Phill Matthews Federation Conduct Lead Phill Matthews take a look at the draconian disciplinary process and suggests a solution to end the stress for officersImagine being sent for medical tests and then waiting seven years to get the results. Yet that’s the...

22 November 2018 National Chair John Apter National Policing Lead for mental health argues urgent action is needed to tackle mental health crisis echoing views of the Police Federation. At the N8 Policing Research Partnerships annual Innovation Forum, Dyed Powys Chief Constable Mark Collins,  said the police has...

21 November 2018 National Chair John Apter A BBC report which highlights the harsh reality that budget cuts are having on frontline policing should stand as a ‘stark reminder to government’, argues National Chair John Apter. The report revealed that there were barely enough officers to meet the...

20 November 2018 National Chair John Apter Yet again we see more violence against our colleagues whilst bystanders film for fun, watching people fight for their lives.  “This is a sad indictment of society,” says John Apter, National Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales...

16 November 2018 The Prime Minister’s selective memory during a radio interview this morning ‘did her no favours’, according to John Apter, the National Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW). On LBC she appeared to dispute using the phrase ‘crying wolf’ at the...