POA Circulars

105 | 14.07.2011

Incentives and Earned Privileges Scheme (IEP)

At the National Whitley on the 12th July 2011, the POA National Executive discussed the operational reports with representatives of NOMS. As part of the discussions we raised the issue of IEP’s and percentage of prisoners on basis.

Accordingly to the data only 1.8% of the prison population is on a basic regime, whilst 44% are on enhanced.  NOMS has indicated that they are to conduct a review of the IEP system and manner in which information is collated.  To assist the NEC in progressing this issue, can you please complete the attached pro-forma and forward it to Joe Simpson Assistant Secretary care of Cronin House.

Thanking you in anticipation of your support and co-operation. Yours sincerely


Yours sincerely


General Secretary