Half of all Met officers say they worry about their finances

Half of all Met officers say they worry about their finances

Over half of all Met police officers say they worry about their finances every day a new survey has revealed.

Statistics from the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) 2018 Pay and Morale Survey showed that 53% of Met officers are concerned enough about their financial situation to think about it ‘every day or every other day.’
 
The majority (82%) say they are dissatisfied with their overall remuneration (including basic pay and allowances) 83% say they feel worse off financially than five years ago, while 64% used the survey to say their morale was low.
 
A huge 95% of respondents said they felt morale was low force wide.
 
The results largely matched those from forces across England and Wales.
 
To read the full Met Police Pay and Morale Report 2018 visit;
 
http://polfed.org/documents/MPS%20Pay%20and%20Morale%20Force%20Report%20-%2020-07-18%20-%20v.1.pdf