News & Events Archive

  • The National Black Police Association’s response to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) thematic inspection report, The depths of dishonour: Hidden voices and shameful crimes. An inspection of the police response to honour-based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation. HMIC has conducted a thematic inspection of the police response to honour-based violence (HBV), forced marriage (FM) and female genital mutilation (FGM). This inspection followed the ‘victim’s journey’ from initial contact to closure of police involvement and sought to answer the question: “How effective is the police service at protecting people from harm caused by HBV, FM and FGM, and […]

    Press release: HMIC Honour Based Violence Report

    The National Black Police Association’s response to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) thematic inspection report, The depths of dishonour: Hidden voices and shameful crimes. An inspection of the police response to honour-based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation. HMIC has conducted a thematic inspection of the police response to honour-based violence (HBV), forced marriage (FM) and female genital mutilation (FGM). This inspection followed the ‘victim’s journey’ from initial contact to closure of police involvement and sought to answer the question: “How effective is the police service at protecting people from harm caused by HBV, FM and FGM, and […]

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  • ‘An unwelcome return to the bad old days of SUS Laws’ See PDF link: Final NBPA Press statement Immigration Bill 14 December 2015

    Press release: Immigration Bill 2015

    ‘An unwelcome return to the bad old days of SUS Laws’ See PDF link: Final NBPA Press statement Immigration Bill 14 December 2015

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  • Following a lengthy Employment Tribunal in which DC Bailey successfully claimed direct and indirect race discrimination against Greater Manchester Police, (GMP) launched an appeal against the judgment. On 3/12/15 the Employment Tribunal Appeal Court rejected the appeal and found in favour of DC Bailey. Spokesperson for DC Bailey, Dep Chair of GMP Black and Asian Police Association (BAPA) Charles Crichlow said “There is something deeply disturbing about the motivation behind the treatment of DC Paul Bailey and the subsequent appeal by GMP” NBPA President Janet Hills commenting on the judgment said,”It’s time for the senior leaders within GMP to take ownership […]

    Detective Constable Paul Bailey wins Employment Tribunal

    Following a lengthy Employment Tribunal in which DC Bailey successfully claimed direct and indirect race discrimination against Greater Manchester Police, (GMP) launched an appeal against the judgment. On 3/12/15 the Employment Tribunal Appeal Court rejected the appeal and found in favour of DC Bailey. Spokesperson for DC Bailey, Dep Chair of GMP Black and Asian Police Association (BAPA) Charles Crichlow said “There is something deeply disturbing about the motivation behind the treatment of DC Paul Bailey and the subsequent appeal by GMP” NBPA President Janet Hills commenting on the judgment said,”It’s time for the senior leaders within GMP to take ownership […]

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  • PC Nadeem Saddique from Cleveland Police, has won his claim for direct race discrimination and victimisation at Middlesborough Employment Tribunal. PC Saddique was supported during his case by the National Black Police Association (NBPA). During its support of PC Siddique, the NBPA were alerted to a number of allegations of racism within Cleveland Police. This led the NBPA to take the unprecedented step of raising its concerns formally with the Independent Police Complaints Commission.   Franstine Jones, Vice President of the NBPA said, “This case illustrates the importance of the NBPA and the vital role we play in supporting our […]

    Firearms officer wins case against Cleveland police over racism

    PC Nadeem Saddique from Cleveland Police, has won his claim for direct race discrimination and victimisation at Middlesborough Employment Tribunal. PC Saddique was supported during his case by the National Black Police Association (NBPA). During its support of PC Siddique, the NBPA were alerted to a number of allegations of racism within Cleveland Police. This led the NBPA to take the unprecedented step of raising its concerns formally with the Independent Police Complaints Commission.   Franstine Jones, Vice President of the NBPA said, “This case illustrates the importance of the NBPA and the vital role we play in supporting our […]

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  • THANK U – ACLT On behalf of ACLT charity and the patients and families of patients we represent in the UK and around the world, I would like to say ‘thank you’ for inviting ACLT to attend last night’s awards dinner & dance It was a lovely NBPA event and we were made to feel soooo welcome by everyone. Thank you also for the very kind hospitality Orin’s talk worked a treat with 41 attendees signing up as potential stem cell donors and many also taking away information about blood and organ donation. Good luck in your new role as […]

    A thank you from ACLT Charity

    THANK U – ACLT On behalf of ACLT charity and the patients and families of patients we represent in the UK and around the world, I would like to say ‘thank you’ for inviting ACLT to attend last night’s awards dinner & dance It was a lovely NBPA event and we were made to feel soooo welcome by everyone. Thank you also for the very kind hospitality Orin’s talk worked a treat with 41 attendees signing up as potential stem cell donors and many also taking away information about blood and organ donation. Good luck in your new role as […]

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  • Undercover policing inquiry announces key participants – BBC News<link href=”http://static.bbci.co.uk/news/1.91.0426/icons/generated/icons.fallback.css” rel=”stylesheet”> By Dominic Casciani Home affairs correspondent 7 October 2015 Almost 150 people, including the parents of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, are to play a key role in an inquiry into undercover policing. The provisional core participants also include Winston Silcott – wrongly convicted of the murder of PC Keith Blakelock – and 18 undercover officers. The inquiry will consider the use of officers in undercover roles by police forces in England and Wales. It will not start for another year and could take three years to complete. The list […]

    Undercover policing inquiry announces key participants

    Undercover policing inquiry announces key participants – BBC News<link href=”http://static.bbci.co.uk/news/1.91.0426/icons/generated/icons.fallback.css” rel=”stylesheet”> By Dominic Casciani Home affairs correspondent 7 October 2015 Almost 150 people, including the parents of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, are to play a key role in an inquiry into undercover policing. The provisional core participants also include Winston Silcott – wrongly convicted of the murder of PC Keith Blakelock – and 18 undercover officers. The inquiry will consider the use of officers in undercover roles by police forces in England and Wales. It will not start for another year and could take three years to complete. The list […]

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  • On the 16th July, the Home Secretary announced the Terms of Reference for the Statutory Inquiry into Undercover Policing, chaired by Lord Justice Pitchford which was established in March.The Inquiry will investigate undercover policing units -including the Special Demonstration Squad (SDS) and the National Public Order Intelligence Unit since their inception in 1968. The Inquiry will  look at the extent to which political and social justice campaigns and individuals were targeted. Interestingly, the Inquiry will also “ascertain the state of awareness of undercover police operations in Her Majesty’s Government” . The Terms of Reference of the Inquiry have been placed […]

    Pitchford Inquiry and Miscarriages of Justice Inquiry

    On the 16th July, the Home Secretary announced the Terms of Reference for the Statutory Inquiry into Undercover Policing, chaired by Lord Justice Pitchford which was established in March.The Inquiry will investigate undercover policing units -including the Special Demonstration Squad (SDS) and the National Public Order Intelligence Unit since their inception in 1968. The Inquiry will  look at the extent to which political and social justice campaigns and individuals were targeted. Interestingly, the Inquiry will also “ascertain the state of awareness of undercover police operations in Her Majesty’s Government” . The Terms of Reference of the Inquiry have been placed […]

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  • NBPA response to The Independent news article

    NBPA response to Independent Article

    NBPA response to The Independent news article

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