Welcome to BTPA

The fifteen members of the British Transport Police Authority oversee the police force, set its targets and allocate funding for its budget. Read about BTPA’s main duties and its plans for British Transport Police strategy until 2011. We also deal with complaints, recruitment, our independent custody visiting and Freedom of Information requests.

More about what we do:

Duties and responsibilities | Complaints | Recruitment | Independent Custody Visiting | Freedom of Information


Department announces new member

Transport Minister Theresa Villiers announced today the appointment of Elizabeth France CBE to the British… more

BTPA appoints new Assistant Chief Constable

BTPA today appointed Paul Beasley as a new Assistant Chief Constable for British Transport Police.… more

New Chief Executive for BTPA

British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) today announced the appointment of Andrew Figgures CBE as its… more

BTPA Upcoming Events

20.10.10 - Performance Review group meeting more
26.10.10 - Professional Standards committee meeting more
01.11.10 - Full Authority meeting more
18.11.10 - Strategy group meeting more
01.12.10 - Finance group meeting more