2021 diaries

Colleagues, The branch are now in receipt of the 2021 diaries and are processing them now. Diaries will be automatically sent to staff in the folowing depts: NPS (to home address) CRC (to home address) PCSO’s (work address) CSI’s (work address) CM Controllers (work address) CM Contact centre officers (work address) CM Contact enquiry officers […]

Letter to Thames Valley MP’s asking for better police staff funding

Colleagues,   Please see below a copy of a letter I sent recently to all 21 MP’s representing constituencies across the Thames Valley Police region on behalf of UNISON and police staff asking for proper funding for police staff.   I have also sent this letter to the Chief Constable and Police & Crime Commissioner […]

UNISON Welcomes NPCC/College Officer and Staff Safety Review Report and Recommendations.

Dear Colleagues   UNISON welcomes the launch today of the findings and action plan from the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) and College of Policing Officer and Staff Safety Review. UNISON was consulted by NPCC throughout the review and we submitted views on behalf of front line police staff members. We helped to create the […]

REBUILD THE WHOLE POLICE TEAM UNISON PRESS RELEASE

Government only doing ‘half the job’ by replacing police officers, says UNISON The government must replace 22,000 police community support officer (PCSO) and other police staff jobs axed since the start of austerity, UNISON said today (Wednesday). The union warns that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s pledge to recruit extra police officers is not enough on its […]

REBUILD THE WHOLE POLICE TEAM

UNISON welcomes the pledge of the government to recruit an additional 20,000 police officers. UNISON has been campaigning for many years to reverse the damaging cuts to policing, so this promise of new investment in the police workforce is good news. But 20,000 new police officers will not, in themselves, solve the deep seated problems […]

Offender Management to return to the public sector

On 16th May 2019 the government announced that all offender management work currently carried out by the CRCs will return to the public sector when the CRC contracts come to an end. The government announcement confirms that all CRC offender management work, and the CRC staff delivering it, are to transfer to the National Probation Service […]

Volunteers taking on police roles as cuts continue to bite, warns UNISON

Cash-strapped police forces are filling some key job vacancies with unpaid volunteers amid ongoing cutbacks, says a report published today (Friday) by UNISON.

UNISON’s LET’S FIX PROBATION CAMPAIGN

UNISON has launched a major campaign to oppose the Government’s proposals for the future of Probation and to call for the Service to be reunified as a locally run and locally accountable public service.

Thames Valley Police branch win 2018 UNISON medium branch recruiting award

Our branch wins medium sized branch best recruiting award at the 2018 South East regional strategy weekend. Thank you to all my branch committee colleagues. Branches are only effective by organising and recruiting as many members as we can so we can make a difference