POA Circulars

23 | 01.04.2016

PRISON SERVICE PAY REVIEW BODY RECOMMENDATIONS RESULT WORKPLACE BALLOT

Following the promulgation of Branch Secretary Circular 4/2016, eligible branches in England and Wales conducted a workplace ballot.

The Scrutineers and Tellers attended Cronin House on Thursday, 31st March 2016 and carried out an independent count of branch returns.

Please find attached for your information the signed scrutineers return.

Number of Ballot Slips issued 4919
Number of Ballot Slips returned 4305
Number of Votes IN FAVOUR (YES) 457
Number of Votes AGAINST (NO) 3811
Number of Spoilt Ballot Slips 37

The NEC have complied with the Conference mandate to ballot the membership on the recommendations of the Pay Review Body. Clearly, the membership are dissatisfied with the recommendations and we will pass this on to the Review Body.

Yours sincerely

 

STEVE GILLAN
General Secretary