Nominations for Police Federation workplace representatives close next week ahead of the forthcoming elections but there is still time for Dyfed Powys branch members interested in taking on the role to put their names forward.
Workplace reps carry out a vital role within the Police Federation offering support and advice to members across a wide range of issues such as conduct, pay, allowances, terms and conditions, equality, professional development and operational policing.
Dyfed Powys branch secretary Roger Webb said: “The nominations process comes to an end in a week’s time so we would encourage any members thinking about standing for election to put themselves forward as soon as possible or if a member is unsure they can contact me for more information about the role and the election process.”
Full training is given by the Federation to ensure reps are in a position to offer members support and guidance.
Elections for Federation reps are held every three years with interim elections being organised if positions become vacant. The 2018 national elections were the first held under new procedures introduced after the Independent Review of the Police Federation.
Each force has a Federation Branch Council made up of its workplace reps.
Nominations for Fed reps for this year’s election close at 11.59pm on 22 July.
All subscribing PFEW members will have received an email directly to their PNN address (or their selected preferred email address) from the Federation’s independent third-party electoral service provider, Mi-Voice. Members are asked to check their junk mailbox if they cannot see the email from Mi-Voice in their inbox.
Non-subscribing members cannot stand for election but can vote. Details of the voting platform will be provided in the coming weeks once the nomination period is closed.
The email to subscribing members will contain a link to an online nomination form. Members who wish to stand for election will need to complete the form, which includes confirming that they are eligible to stand and agree to the Standards and Performance Agreement.