Police and Crime Commissioner functions will, subject to parliamentary approval, transfer to combined authority mayors in the West Midlands and South Yorkshire despite Home Office consultation responses showing that the public does not support the moves.
The government has published its response to consultation about how new minimum service levels legislation will work in fire and rescue services. Basing it on appliance availability has been strongly criticised by the firefighters union, the FBU.
The final report to Parliament from the former Biometrics Commissioner Fraser Sampson where he shares his frustrations at the approach to this work from both officials and the Home Office.
As previously reported by Emergency Services Times, the Home Secretary signalled his intention to transfer the powers for policing in…
Home Secretary James Cleverly has appointed Tony Eastaugh as the new Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner
The Home Office has published its response to a consultation on a wide range of reforms to the fire and rescue service including its position on governance, pay and conditions and operational independence of chief fire officers.
In a recent pilot project, HMICFRS has used machine learning to work out when police forces may enter the engage process well before they do so.
Governance of police in the West Midlands will, subject to legislation, be transferred to the Mayor of the West Midlands according to correspondence from the Home Secretary.
Learning from decades of experience, a review of Sir David Omand’s book, How to survive a crisis. Published by Penguin | Viking.
The Policing Productivity Review published this week sets out what could be done to improve efficiency in how policing operates at all levels and finds that innovation is poorly shared across the sector.