POA Circulars

07 Dec 18 CIRCULAR 133

Assistant General Secretary post put on hold

On the 19th November 2018 POA Circular 128/2018 was promulgated seeking applicants for the Assistant Secretary post which will become vacant in April 2019.

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06 Dec 18 CIRCULAR 132

POA DIARY 2019

The Executive are aware that an error has occurred in distributing the diaries to branches. Whilst this is unfortunate it is a simple mistake in that the distributors used the Gatelodge mailing list instead of the diary mailing list as provided by the union.

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05 Dec 18 CIRCULAR 131

GOVERNOR EMPOWERMENT/AUTONOMY

As part of the prison reform programme the Secretary of State for Justice empowered Governors with limited autonomy within the provisions of the white paper.

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30 Nov 18 CIRCULAR 130

NEC MINUTES

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 14th November 2018, for your information.

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30 Nov 18 CIRCULAR 129

Refrigerators in Prisoners Cells

It has been drawn to the NEC’s attention that some Establishments have made available or intend to make available, refrigerators in cells.

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19 Nov 18 CIRCULAR 128

ASSISTANT GENERAL SECRETARY POST X 1 CRONIN HOUSE

A vacancy has arisen due to the imminent retirement of an Assistant General Secretary in April 2019.

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15 Nov 18 CIRCULAR 127

NEC MINUTES

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 24th October 2018, for your information.

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12 Nov 18 CIRCULAR 127

POA DIARY 2019

Distribution of the POA diary for members will commence within the next seven days and continue through to early December.

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09 Nov 18 CIRCULAR 126

BENEFITS OF USING POA SOLICITORS 

It has been drawn to the attention of the Executive that some members have been using a “no win, no fee” solicitors when pursuing personal injury claims, rather than using the union’s retained solicitors Thompsons.

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08 Nov 18 CIRCULAR 125

HEALTH & SAFETY

It has been drawn to the NEC’s attention that some Establishments in the High Security and Closed Estates have made available or intend to make available, knives on Residential Units where kitchens are present.

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