POA Circulars

08 Jun 18 CIRCULAR 72

NHS AGENDA FOR CHANGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS - BALLOT RESULT

The POA recently conducted a postal ballot of members working within the NHS.

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07 Jun 18 CIRCULAR 71

FINANCIAL MATTERS AND EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS ACT 1993-AR21

The Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act 1993 require us to provide the membership with certain information about our accounts and finances.

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06 Jun 18 CIRCULAR 70

ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019 INCENTIVES AND AWARDS

The POA has a proud history of recognising the hard work and dedication of members. In 2001, Conference established the incentives and awards policy as set out in Conference Paper 2 of 2001 and this has expanded throughout the years as more awards have been incorporated in the policy.

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06 Jun 18 CIRCULAR 69

TRADES UNION CONGRESS 2018

Following the Special Delegates Conference in March 1996, the Executive informed delegates that they would be seeking "two candidates" nominated by branches to attend the TUC Conference annually.

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05 Jun 18 CIRCULAR 68

FREE BASIC ON LINE WILL SERVICE

The NEC and Thompsons have been working with BBH to develop an online Will service for the POA. BBH are part of Thompsons and provide Wills, Probate and Conveyancing services to members at discounted rates.

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05 Jun 18 CIRCULAR 67

134TH DURHAM MINERS GALA: SATURDAY 14TH JULY 2017

The Durham Miners Gala is celebrating its historic 134th year on the above date.

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29 May 18 CIRCULAR 66

HMPPS ANNOUNCEMENT: FINAL CLOSED PRISONS GO SMOKE FREE

On the 25th May 2018 an Intranet article appeared from the Senior Responsible Officer on the Smoke Free Prisons Project.

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29 May 18 CIRCULAR 65

EDM 1295 PRISON SERVICE PARLIAMENTARY SCHEME

EDM 1295 sponsored by The Rt Hon Liz Saville Roberts MP was laid on 21st May 2018, after the Prisons Minister gave his support for a Prison Service Parliamentary Scheme in a debate in the House of Commons on 2nd May 2018.

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25 May 18 CIRCULAR 64

FREE BASIC ON LINE WILL SERVICE - SCOTLAND

A recent Scottish Government study shows that over 60% of Scottish adults risk their property and assets being distributed against their wishes because they do not have a valid up to date Will. The NEC and Thompsons Scotland have therefore agreed that all members are entitled to free basic Will.

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25 May 18 CIRCULAR 63

CONFERENCE REPORT BACKS

The National Executive Committee agreed to provide a report back on the disposal of Conference Motions in a timely manner wherever possible. The following motions have been progressed and completed as outlined.

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