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BREAKING 21 Nov 2016

Campaigning law firm Thompsons solicitors responds to the Ministry of Justice consultation on reforms to the small claims limit

Tom Jones, Head of Policy at Thompsons Solicitors, said: “Despite government figures showing that the number of injury claims are down, they have allowed themselves to be bullied by insurers into reviving hugely unfair plans to remove access to justice for the injured, without producing a shred of evidence to justify them.

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BREAKING 21 Nov 2016

Thompsons: Car insurance CEOs get multi-million pound reward packages as premiums continue to rise

The UK’s top car insurance companies have come under fire for multi-million pound remuneration packages to their chief executives whilst the driving public face ever increasing premiums.

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BREAKING 22 Sep 2016

E-petition launched - For the court to issue a consecutive sentence and not concurrent.

An e-petition has been launched for courts to issue consecutive sentences and not concurrent ones, if a civil servant is assaulted doing their duties.

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BREAKING 16 Sep 2016

Justice select Committee - Prison Safety

Below are a number of links to Parliamentary publications and archived video sessions all on the subject of Prison Safety.

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BREAKING 30 Aug 2016

Help needed

I am a serving Prison Officer and POA member with 15 years’ experience, I am currently undertaking a PhD (Research Degree) with Huddersfield University, investigating the Mental Health of Prison Officers.

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BREAKING 08 Jul 2016

Phil Copple to POA 07 07 16

See the letter from Phil Copple to the POA below.

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BREAKING 07 Jul 2016

NOMS intent on stopping pay!!!!!

At a meeting with NOMS today at their request they asked that we stand down the meetings for tomorrow morning.

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BREAKING 23 Jun 2016

Violent prison attacks should be prosecuted, rules High Court

The High Court yesterday (21 June 2016) ruled that it is important to be able to prosecute prisoners for acts of violence committed against prison officers while serving time in prison, as a way of protecting prison officers and prisoners. This amounted to a landmark victory for the Prison Officers Association (POA).

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BREAKING 12 Feb 2016

2016 PSPRB report

The Prison Service Pay Review Body submitted its 2016 England and Wales report to the Government today.

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BREAKING 09 Nov 2015

Demo Tomorrow: Kill the Bill, After work protest, 6pm 10 November, Parliament Square

See the flyer attached for tomorrow's demo, Kill the Bill, after work protest, 6pm 10 November, Parliament Square.

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