POA News

05 Jun 18 CIRCULAR 67

134TH DURHAM MINERS GALA: SATURDAY 14TH JULY 2017

The Durham Miners Gala is celebrating its historic 134th year on the above date.

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31 May 18 PRESS RELEASE 170

BEDFORD PRISON IN SPECIAL MEASURES

Leaders of the POA were advised yesterday that HMP Bedford has been placed in Special Measures by HMPPS following a number of critical reports and serious incidents.

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29 May 18 CIRCULAR 66

HMPPS ANNOUNCEMENT: FINAL CLOSED PRISONS GO SMOKE FREE

On the 25th May 2018 an Intranet article appeared from the Senior Responsible Officer on the Smoke Free Prisons Project.

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29 May 18 CIRCULAR 65

EDM 1295 PRISON SERVICE PARLIAMENTARY SCHEME

EDM 1295 sponsored by The Rt Hon Liz Saville Roberts MP was laid on 21st May 2018, after the Prisons Minister gave his support for a Prison Service Parliamentary Scheme in a debate in the House of Commons on 2nd May 2018.

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25 May 18 CIRCULAR 64

FREE BASIC ON LINE WILL SERVICE - SCOTLAND

A recent Scottish Government study shows that over 60% of Scottish adults risk their property and assets being distributed against their wishes because they do not have a valid up to date Will. The NEC and Thompsons Scotland have therefore agreed that all members are entitled to free basic Will.

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25 May 18 CIRCULAR 63

CONFERENCE REPORT BACKS

The National Executive Committee agreed to provide a report back on the disposal of Conference Motions in a timely manner wherever possible. The following motions have been progressed and completed as outlined.

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23 May 18 CIRCULAR 62

CONFERENCE MOTION 16 INFORMATION REQUIRED

The National Executive Committee were directed by Conference to inform all local POA officials to obtain information on how many staff have been affected by the effects of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) from 2015 to 2018 at each of their places of work.

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22 May 18 CIRCULAR 61

NEC ELECTION x 1 2018

Further to POA Circular 055/2018 please find attached amended nomination form for the above election.

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11 May 18 CIRCULAR 60

Gatelodge

The NEC recently appointed a new provider for the Gatelodge Magazine and the POA diary following a competitive tender process.

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10 May 18 CIRCULAR 59

NEC MINUTES

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 23rd April 2018, 24th April 2018-Part 1 and 24th April 2018 Part 2, for your information.

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