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BREAKING 13 Aug 2018

RESTRUCTURING OF THE POA

Members will be aware that Motion 63 at this year’s Annual Delegate Conference agreed; although some restructuring had taken place, that a full review of the Union needed to be undertaken in order to make the POA fit for purpose moving forwards.

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BREAKING 09 Aug 2018

OSG NEWSLETTER

The Executive and OSG Consultative Committee have been working together to provide relevant information and data for OSGs and related grades.

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BREAKING 09 Aug 2018

BRANCH OFFICIALS TRAINING (BOT) THE QUORN GRANGE HOTEL – LOUGHBOROUGH

As you are aware the NEC are committed to the continued training and development of local Branch Officials.

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BREAKING 08 Aug 2018

BRANCH OFFICIALS TRAINING (BOT) THE QUORN GRANGE HOTEL – LOUGHBOROUGH

As you are aware the NEC are committed to the continued training and development of local Branch Officials.

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BREAKING 30 Jul 2018

POTTING INCIDENTS – OPERATIONAL PRACTICE AND LEARNING POINTS

Please find attached two documents about ‘potting’ which have been sent to all prisons.

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BREAKING 30 Jul 2018

GOVERNMENT CONTINUE TO PAY FOR FAILURE

Another failed privatisation concept is to cost the Tax Payer £170 million pounds on top of £25 billion already spent on the privatisation of the Probation Service.

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BREAKING 27 Jul 2018

ELECTION 2018 ELECTION RESULT – NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Please find attached the Certificate of Result from Electoral Reform Services.

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BREAKING 27 Jul 2018

POA WILL PROTECT THEIR WORKFORCE

The latest safety in custody statistics are a damning indictment of HMPPS failure to protect its staff and POA members from assaults in the workplace.

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BREAKING 26 Jul 2018

PEI’s TAKING PART IN ACTIVITIES/ GAMES WITH PRISONERS

The NEC recently discussed a personal injury claim for a PEI who was injured whilst taking part in a sports game with a group of prisoners.

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BREAKING 25 Jul 2018

PRISON OFFICER PAY AWARD

This is another below inflation pay rise for hard pressed Prison Officers and support grades. With inflation currently sitting at 2.4% a 2% consolidated award will do nothing to ease the financial hardships POA members face.

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