A police officer has attacked the Home Secretary Theresa May describing her as a disgrace after she completed her speech at the Police Federations Annual Conference in Bournemouth.
The Maidenhead MP announced plans to give officers powers to prosecute up to 500,000 cases every year, starting with uncontested traffic offence
Theresa May has praised Hampshire Police for using electronic systems to reduce the amount of paperwork their police officers need to do. This allows more officers to be on the beat.
Theresa May has told the Police Federation Conference that it is right that they should receive an attractive pension but that we need to make difficult decisions.
Just seen Home Sec arrive. As she got out of her car, a little old lady shouted "quick someone arrest that woman for treason". Very amusingFrom @SusPolFed on Twitter:
Hearing from CEO from PMAS that the risk to officers during financial difficulties is real and startling. There is evidence of real risk!From @Hantspolfed on Twitter:
The Home Secretary has just entered the Police Federation Conference here in Bournemouth. Officers applauded her but delegates all stood and held banners saying enough is enough.
The Home Secretary Theresa May will address delegates at the annual Police Federation conference in Bournemouth later. Last year she received a silent reception at the event as she announced changes to the police force as Nia Mason explains.
The Home Secretary Theresa May will face an angry reception today from police officers at their union's national conference in Bournemouth. Hundreds of officers from the Meridian region took part in a protest in London against changes to their pay and working conditions last week.