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PSC joint circular 119 – PSC handbook update


LGA, 18 Smith Square

London, SW1P 3HZ

Telephone 020 7187 7340 

Employers’ Side Secretary, Sarah Ward

e-mail: [email protected]

Unison Centre,130 Euston Road

London, NW1 2AY

Telephone 020 7121 5272

Trade Union Side Secretary, Ben Priestley

e-mail: [email protected]


To: Police and crime commissioner (copy chief exec & treasurer)

Chief constables (copy force personnel/HR manager/payroll manager)

Trade Union Branches

cc: PSC members

Scotland and MPS (for information only)


10 November 2021

Dear colleague

Joint circular 119 – PSC handbook update

The 2017 version of the PSC Handbook has been updated to reflect the following changes and additions to terms and conditions arising as a result of collective agreements reached at the Council since 1 April 2017:

Contents

Part 2 – Pay and Conditions of Service

  • Section 7 - Travel and Subsistence

There is a new clause on Deduction of Commuting Mileage from Claims (page 5).

Part 3 - Guidance

  • Guidance 2: PSC Misconduct Procedures (2021 revision) (page 6).
  • Guidance 11: PSC Political Restrictions (2021) (page 6).

Part 2 - Pay and Conditions of Service

Section 2 Pay

  1. Pay Spine - 2020 pay points incorporated (page 13).

13.1 Payments for standby duty and call-outs – 2020 standby duty incorporated (page 18).

Section 3 Leave

4.1 Adoption Leave and pay - new entitlement from 4 January 2021 incorporated (page 22).

Section 5 Maternity Provisions

5. Maternity pay – new entitlement from 4 January 2021 incorporated (page 29).

Section 7 Travel and subsistence

5. New clause - Deduction of Commuting Mileage from Claims (page 39).

In order to provide an accurate controlled copy of the 2017 version of the PSC Handbook, when clauses are amended, or new clauses added, the pages of the Handbook showing the relevant changes will be dated as at the date that the latest changes came into effect.

Yours sincerely

Ben Priestley, Trade Union Side Secretary     

David Algie, Employers’ Side Secretariat