Circulars Archive 2011

18 Apr 11 CIRCULAR 69

Meeting with G4S 14th/15th April 2011

On the above dates, members of the Birmingham Branch Committee namely Adrian Watts and Brian Clarke attended a meeting with G4S in respect of the privatisation of HMP Birmingham.

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18 Apr 11 CIRCULAR 68

Accommodation Fabric Checks

At the NEC meeting held on the 13th April 2011, the Executive discussed the implications to the revision to NSF function 3.2 AFC’s would have on the security, safety and wellbeing of POA members in establishments that no longer are required to conduct daily AFC checks.

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15 Apr 11 CIRCULAR 67

Annual Conference 2011 Southport: Delegates Telephone number

Delegates to Annual Conference are advised the delegates’ telephone number for Conference week is:
0151 934 2409

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14 Apr 11 CIRCULAR 66

Branch Protest Meetings During Lunchtime

Following the promulgation of POA Circular 62/11 the National Executive Committee, instruct all Branches to hold a further lunchtime meeting on Wednesday the 20th April and Tuesday the 26th April 2011.

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14 Apr 11 CIRCULAR 65

Indicative Ballot

The National Executive Committee at its meeting on the 13th April 2011, determined that it would ballot the membership to seek their views on whether they are prepared to take industrial action up to and including strike action, over the privatisation of HMP Birmingham and Featherstone 2.

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13 Apr 11 CIRCULAR 64

Medical Inefficiency Compensation Payments

Overnight it has been brought to the attention of the POA that Cabinet Office has imposed a change to medical inefficiency compensation payments.

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12 Apr 11 CIRCULAR 63

Medical Inefficiency Compensation Payments

In recent weeks we have received many enquiries with regards to compensation payments being withheld.

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06 Apr 11 CIRCULAR 62

Branch Protest Meetings During Lunchtime

In a letter sent to Robin Wilkinson HR Director for NOMS on the 1st April 2011, he was advised that we would be sending a Circular to our membership instructing all branches in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to hold weekly lunchtime meetings to express their views and to protest at the privatisation of Birmingham and Featherstone 2 and the consequential transfer of employment of our members, so that they cease to be public servants and become the employees of private companies and that these meetings would take place until further notice.

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06 Apr 11 CIRCULAR 61

Special NEC Meeting

The National Executive Committee met on the 5th April 2011, at Cronin House for a Special NEC Meeting

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31 Mar 11 CIRCULAR 59

Announcement of Public Sector Bids

The announcement by the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, Kenneth Clarke to give HMP Birmingham and HMP Featherstone 2 (new build) to the private sector is nothing but a disgraceful act.

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