POA Circulars

06 Dec 13 CIRCULAR 177

Oral evidence to the Prison Service Pay Review Body

On the 5th of December 2013 members of the Executive gave oral evidence to the board of the PSPRB in London as part of this year’s pay round.

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04 Dec 13 CIRCULAR 176

Police Credit Union Facilities

In the run up to Christmas the Police Credit Union is currently experiencing more and more loan applications showing usage by members of high interest rate pay day lenders.

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03 Dec 13 CIRCULAR 175

NEC Minutes 29th October and 13th November 2013

Please find attached NEC minutes for 29th October and 13th November 2013.

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25 Nov 13 CIRCULAR 174

Annual Conference Motion 65

On the 6th August 2013, POA Circular 126/2013 was sent out in relation to the above, in order that the terms of the motion can be finalised.

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25 Nov 13 CIRCULAR 173

Petition to keep Askham Grange and East Sutton Park open

In order to assist the ongoing campaign in relation to the above, could we request that all POA members sign the following petition;

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22 Nov 13 CIRCULAR 172

HMP Hatfield, Lindholme and Moorland

Please find enclosed a POA press release and Written Ministerial Statement from The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (Rt. Hon. Chris Grayling).

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20 Nov 13 CIRCULAR 171

Prison Competition

In July 2011, the Ministry of Justice announced that HMP’s Lindholme, Moorland, Hatfield, Wolds, Acklington, Castington, Durham, Onley and Coldingley were to go through the competition process as part of the Government’s Privatisation Strategy.

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19 Nov 13 CIRCULAR 170

NEC Minutes October 2013

Please find attached NEC minutes for the October 2013.

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14 Nov 13 CIRCULAR 169

Justice for the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign

At the NEC meeting on the 13th November 2013, the Executive agreed to support all other TUC affiliates on this Campaign.

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12 Nov 13 CIRCULAR 168


As you are aware, all Prisons within Phase 1 of Efficiency Benchmarking have now gone to “Transition” stage of the “Mobilisation Transition and Transformation” (MTT) process and as such, are now working the “New Ways of Working” profiles.

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