Changes to Lifetime Allowance

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Changes to Lifetime Allowance Factsheet provided by the Home Office Police Pensions’ Unit Further to the special e bulletin which was circulated on Friday 20th March 2015 in relation to the Chancellor’s announcement that LTA would be reduced from £1.25m to £1.0m with effect from 6th April 2016, the Home Office has produced a factsheet […]

Personal Resilience Survey 2014

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The PSAEW carried out its sixth Personal Resilience Survey in 2014.  The survey, which was designed and analysed by an occupational psychologist, Emma Donaldson-Feilder, focused on the health and well-being of Superintendents and Chief Superintendents across England and Wales.  The return rate for the survey was 82%, which makes its findings very credible and allows […]

Home Secretary’s Decision on Severance & Restricted Duties

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The Police Superintendents’ Association welcomes the Home Secretary’s statement made today which confirms that she accepts the recent independent Police Arbitration Tribunal’s findings in respect of compulsory severance and restricted duties. It is worth remembering that the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales has on behalf of its members been able to reach agreement with […]


Superintendents’ Working Hours – FAQs


The Association’s Command Resilience Group has prepared the below answers to frequently asked questions about Superintending ranks working hours. Do I have to work a 40 hour week? The Police Regulations 2003 (the “Regulations”) do not make any specific provision for the required weekly working hours for a Superintendent.  This is different from Constables and […]


Restricted Duties – Changes in Police Regulations

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Update on Restricted Duties Tom Winsor in his Winsor II Review of Police Pay and Conditions of Service recommended changes in Police Regulations with a view to making it easier to remove officers who were unable to perform the full range of police duties as a result of injury or illness. (See Winsor Recommendations 38, […]

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Compulsory Severance – ‘Failure to Agree’

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  Update on Compulsory Severance At the PNB meeting held on 24th July the subject of compulsory severance was discussed.  The Independent Police Arbitration Tribunal (PAT) in its finding in January this year remitted the Winsor proposal to introduce compulsory severance to the police service to PNB for further discussion with a view to reaching […]

Motor Vehicle Allowances


In accordance with the revised Regulations and Determinations introduced following the recommendation of the Police Arbitration Tribunal, the following rates apply from 1st April 2012. Essential Users 451-999cc 1000-1199cc 1200-1450cc Lump sum per annum £846 £963 £1,239 Per mile – first 8,500 miles 36.9p 40.9p 50.5p Per mile – after 8,500 miles 13.7p 14.4p 16.4p […]