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BREAKING 21 Jun 2019

RESOUNDING SUPPORT FOR ACTION FROM POA MEMBERS

The Prison Officers Association today revealed the results of an indicative workplace ballot of its members in public and private sector prisons, immigration removal centres and secure hospitals, which asked if staff were willing to support lawful action against the employer in order to protect their health and safety at work.

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BREAKING 05 Jun 2019

POA BALLOT MEMBERS OVER DELAYED PAVA ROLL OUT

The Prison Officers Association is to ballot its membership in England and Wales asking them to support their National Executive, in protecting their health and safety by any lawful means necessary due to the delayed roll out of PAVA incapacitant spray.

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BREAKING 28 May 2019

POA LEADERS BACK CORBYN AFTER EU ELECTIONS

The POA National Chair Mark Fairhurst and General Secretary Steve Gillan are backing Jeremy Corbyn Labour Leader and his Shadow Cabinet to come through the setback of the EU elections as Labour are the only party that can provide a Brexit that protects and enhances workers’ rights.

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BREAKING 24 May 2019

POA Hail Sentencing success

The POA would like to put on record our thanks to a Court yesterday that handed down an appropriate sentence to a prisoner following unprovoked attacks on Prison Officers at HMP Gartree.

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BREAKING 10 May 2019

SCOTTISH PRISON OFFICERS TO BALLOT ON INDUSTRIAL ACTION.

At a special conference convened in Perth the Prison Officers Association Scotland agreed to ballot their membership on Industrial Action over pay.

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BREAKING 25 Apr 2019

PRISON SERVICE CONTINUES TO FAIL PUBLIC

Leaders of the POA condemn HMPPS and Government.

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BREAKING 15 Apr 2019

TIME FOR ACTION FROM GOVERNMENT AFTER PRISON OFFICER HAS THROAT SLASHED

A Prison Officer at HMP Nottingham has been attacked by a Prisoner and had his throat slashed which required 17 sutures on Sunday morning 14th April 2019.

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BREAKING 09 Apr 2019

VIOLENCE AGAINST PRISON STAFF OUT OF CONTROL

The POA for many years have been warning of the Crisis within our jails and the rising violence which are now at record levels in England and Wales

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BREAKING 01 Apr 2019

POA CLAIM VICTORY AS HMP BIRMINGHAM IS RETURNED TO THE PUBLIC SECTOR

The POA today stated the announcement that HMP Birmingham will be returned to the public sector is a major success for the Union.

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BREAKING 19 Mar 2019

PRISON OFFICERS RALLY AGAINST VIOLENCE, PRIVATISATION AND ‘CRUEL’ RETIREMENT AGE

Hundreds of Prison Officers will march through Westminster tomorrow (WEDS) demanding action against soaring levels of violence, an end to private prisons, and a fair retirement age of 60.

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