POA Circulars

CIRCULAR 96 20 Aug 2014

Police Credit Union (PCU) Free £10 for New Joiners

If you (or a family member living at home with a current member) have been considering joining the PCU there could not be a better time than now. Join the PCU before 31st October 2014 and PCU will start of the new member’s savings account with a FREE £10 (see attached flyer for terms and conditions).

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CIRCULAR 95 20 Aug 2014

NEC Minutes 16th and 30th July 2014

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 16th and 30th July 2014, for your information.

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CIRCULAR 94 15 Aug 2014

Judicial Review: Overcrowding

Further to POA Circular’s 72 and 75/2014 the POA wrote on the 18th July 2014 a letter to the Secretary of State for Justice, in accordance with the pre action protocol for Judicial Review pertaining to NOMS intent to further overcrowd certain public sector prisons, in order to achieve a temporary increase in their operational capacity from 1st August 2014 and that their decision was irrational and that we had a legitimate right to be consulted.

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CIRCULAR 93 15 Aug 2014

Regime Management Plan Guidance Briefing Events

Further to POA Circular 91/2014, please see attached document with registration details for the RMPG Briefing events on the 1st and 29th September, 2O14.

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CIRCULAR 92 14 Aug 2014

Negotiations Update

Following on from POA Circulars 87 and 9O/2O14, further negotiations have taken place between the NEC and the Employer. These negotiations have been conducted on a “without prejudice” basis.

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CIRCULAR 91 08 Aug 2014

Regime Management Plan Guidance

Please find attached the letter from Phil Copple Director of Public Sector Prisons and a copy of the RMP Guidance which has now been agreed and circulated to all Governors.

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CIRCULAR 90 01 Aug 2014


As notified within POA Circular 87/2014, representatives of the POA National Executive Committee have embarked upon a set of negotiations on a without prejudice basis with NOMS. The first of these meetings took place on the 28th and 29th of July and a number of key issues were discussed.

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CIRCULAR 89 30 Jul 2014

NOMS Total Reward Survey

Many of you will be aware that an independent survey has been commissioned by NOMS through IES.

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CIRCULAR 88 17 Jul 2014

National Committee for Secure Health Care Services Minutes - 14th January and 24th April

Please find attached copies of the above agreed minutes in accordance with Conference policy.

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CIRCULAR 87 17 Jul 2014

POA Negotiations with NOMS

In compliance with the Conference Policy set at the Special Delegates Conference on the 28th February 2013, the POA has been engaged in Benchmarking and as a result, have influenced change in some cases from the Employer original position both locally and nationally.

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