Police staff in 37 forces in England and Wales will receive a pay increase of 7 per cent, matching that that was previously agreed for police officers as part of the Police Remuneration Review Body recommendation.
The National Police Chiefs' Council has been calling for stronger powers to rid policing of those unfit to wear the uniform, and has asked for legislative change to ensure chief constables have the final say on sanctions.
The National Police Chiefs' Council have submitted their evidence to the Police Remuneration Review Body for police officer pay for 2023/24. It calls for a fair pay deal for officers reflecting their unique contribution to society, the limitations on them and the real terms pay cut over the past decade.
Police chiefs have reaffirmed their determination to ensure an anti-racist police service after 1,600 Black and Black heritage officers and staff across 44 forces gave their views on what it’s like to be a Black person in policing.