The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) welcomes the news today that the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill has been granted Royal Assent

The Bill makes it an aggravating factor to assault or sexually assault a police officer or any other member of the emergency services, punishable by up to 12 months in prison. While we would like to see the maximum sentence raised further, we are pleased that the Bill sends a clear signal that assaults against blue light responders will not be tolerated.

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  HM Treasury announce possible public pension cost cap breach

Initial findings from the public pension schemes four-yearly valuation review indicate that the cost cap has been breached. HM Treasury, who are undertaking the valuation, have announced that they will be consulting with representatives of those involved with the schemes on the next steps.

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 Pensions calculator

On Friday the Home office confirmed the below that their pensions calculator had been uploaded to the below site . It is anticipated that most Forces will inform officers of the link via their own websites / payroll info etc.

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 Pensions appeal rulings for firefighters and judges - latest update

The Federation has been monitoring progress in the respective Employment Tribunals and subsequent appeals for both firefighters and judges about the transitional arrangements relating to their new Career-Average Revalued Earnings pension schemes which came into effect on 1 April 2015.

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 Police Sport South Wales - Parkrun

Police Sport South Wales will be running another Parkrun initiative in January. Not only might this help with your New Year’s resolutions but it will give you another chance to raise money for good causes without putting your hands in your pockets.

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 Federation Focus - October 2017

 Information on Collapse of Monarch Airlines

We have received a number of queries following the announcement on the 2nd October that Monarch Airways have ceased trading and entered administration.

We have been in touch with insurers and the below is advice and guidance should you receive any queries from members regarding travel cover as part of the

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 An open Letter demanding answers from the Government on the derisory pay award has been published

An open letter demanding answers from Government on the derisory pay award for police officers has been published by those representing rank and file officers from across the country.

Steve Trigg, chair of South Wales Police Federation, said: “Our members are angry and forces have been put in an impossible situation. We feel the government has not been truthful and honest about the pay award given to officers, and that is insulting’

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 Federation - Freedom of Information

The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) is funded in part by police officers who pay subscriptions from their wages.

It is not a public body and not funded by the public and is the only staff association to be subject to Freedom of Information (FoI), which came into effect for the PFEW in April 2017. Much of the information you may ask for may already be on this website, so please take the time to search for what you need first.

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 Federation Newsletter

The new Federation Magazine is here and is viewable via pdf

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 Champions League Overtime

We are receiving lots of queries in relation to what officers can claim in relation to the Champions league and I am hoping that what I have put together is helpful to you.

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 The Police Treatment Centres

How to look after yourself when wearing body armour

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