Police threaten 'work to rule'

The Police Superintendents Association of England and Wales are threatening "work to rule" in protest against the Government's plans to curb pay and pensions.

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Why police are threatening industrial action

  • Police Chiefs are threatening "work to rule" in protest against coalitions plan to curb pay and pensions.
  • Derek Barnett will raise the prospect of nationwide campaign of non-cooperation unless ministers back-track on cuts to police pay and funding.
  • He says a breakdown in relations will lead to withdrawl of voluntary services with hundreds of millions of pounds.
  • Winsor review could see another 8% cut from pay packets.

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Police threaten 'work to rule' in pay and pensions row

The Police Superintendents Association of England and Wales claim members could refuse to work overtime without pay, reports The Telegraph.

Unions will hold their annual conference this week Credit: PA Wire

Chief Superintendent Derek Barnett, the associations president, will tell the unions annual conference this week that senior officers should consider a nationwide campaign of non-co-operation unless ministers backtrack on cuts to police pay and funding.

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