POA Circulars

115 | 08.09.2010

Constant watches/observations

It has been drawn to the Executives attention that Governors are trying to use Operational Support Grades (OSG’s) to cover the above work.  This is not in line with PSI 42/1997 and should be resisted by local POA Committees.

If Governors need staff to cover this work and they do not have profiled Officers available, the policy for payment plus as set out in PSI 24/2008 adequately covers this point.

It is vital that work is allocated to the current grade and national agreements and policies are adhered to.

If you have any concerns in regard to the contents of this Circular or actions of your Governor in trying to implement change outside of policy, please contact your NEC Representative for further action.

Thanking you for your support.


Yours sincerely

National Chairman


Yours sincerely

General Secretary