POA Circulars

10 Oct 18 CIRCULAR 108

HR WHITLEY SUB COMMITTEE MEETINGS AGREED MINUTES

In accordance with Conference policy, please find attached a copy of the above agreed minutes for your information.

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09 Oct 18 CIRCULAR 107

HMPPS & MINISTER BETRAYAL APO, YCS & ACH PROPOSALS

The National Executive Committee must be clear when we send out communications to members affected by proposed changes from the employer and Government.

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09 Oct 18 CIRCULAR 106

PAVA spray Roll out

The announcement today by the Prisons Minister Rory Stewart that PAVA incapacitant spray will be rolled out in January 2019 to all frontline Prison Officers in the closed male estate is a massive success for the POA.

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27 Sep 18 CIRCULAR 105

MONITORING AND REPORTING SECONDARY EXPOSURE TO SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID (SC) (NPS)

Following HMPPS decision to disclose The General Report on Pilot Projects to Monitor Synthetic Cannabinoid (SC) Secondary Exposure at Holme House Prison 2018, the Executive has asked HMPPS to extend the project and testing to other prisons to obtain more data.

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27 Sep 18 CIRCULAR 104

NEC MINUTES

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 29th August 2018, for your information.

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19 Sep 18 CIRCULAR 103

PRISON SAFETY

Following the protest meetings on Friday 14th September 2018 and a meeting with Rory Stewart the Prisons Minister, meetings took place with Senior Members of HMPPS and members of the National Executive Committee to discuss ways to improve prison safety.

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17 Sep 18 CIRCULAR 102

PROTEST ON 14TH SEPTEMBER 2018

On behalf of the National Executive Committee I wish to convey my sincerest thanks to all branches and POA members who showed solidarity, courage and unity on Friday 14th September 2018, by following our call to hold protest meetings outside of their prisons.

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14 Sep 18 CIRCULAR 101

MEMBERSHIP UPDATE

Today we met with Prisons Minister Rory Stewart who was keen to intervene and resolve the issues POA members face on a daily basis.

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14 Sep 18 CIRCULAR 100

ANNUAL LEAVE FOR ADDITIONAL HOURS WORKED

The Department has conceded that they should have been paying staff additional leave (pay) for additional hours over the contractual base pay to all Employees.

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14 Sep 18 CIRCULAR 99

PENSION DEDUCTION TORNADO

Following concerns raised by members and the intervention of the Executive the Department are now working with Shared Service Centre to adjust the single operating platform which had identified Tornado Pay as pensionable when it is not.

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