The Scottish Railways Policing Committee was established in 2019 to improve accountability and facilitate a stronger role for the SPA in relation to railway policing.
The committee's responsibilities include:
- reviewing and reporting on the planning and performance of railway policing in Scotland
- reviewing and reporting on the co-operation and close working of Police Scotland and the British Transport Police
- scrutinising British Transport Police's public and stakeholder engagement work.
The Scottish Railways Policing Committee is a sub-committee of the British Transport Police Authority established under existing legislation and, as such, details of meetings will be displayed on the BTPA website.
The following SPA board members have been co-opted onto the Committee: