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FAIR PLAY FOR POLICING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 987: tabled on 12 March 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that police officers do not have access to industrial relations legislation to resolve conflict in their terms and conditions; further notes that the Police Federation has been supportive of proposals for change that will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service; supports the Police Federation's concern that too much has been expected from too few police officers for too long; supports also the Police Federation's calls for more police officers, better training, and a fully independent Police Complaints Commission; further notes that the Police Federation has campaigned to adopt new sciences and technology to fight crime and aid detection; acknowledges that the Police Federation supports most of the police reform programme; and urges the Government to take the views of the Police Federation into consideration and supports its members in creating an effective and efficient policing system.