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30 Aug 2016

Help needed

I am a serving Prison Officer and POA member with 15 years’ experience, I am currently undertaking a PhD (Research Degree) with Huddersfield University, investigating the Mental Health of Prison Officers.

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08 Jul 2016

Phil Copple to POA 07 07 16

See the letter from Phil Copple to the POA below.

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07 Jul 2016
07 Jul 2016

NOMS intent on stopping pay!!!!!

At a meeting with NOMS today at their request they asked that we stand down the meetings for tomorrow morning.

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23 Jun 2016

Violent prison attacks should be prosecuted, rules High Court

The High Court yesterday (21 June 2016) ruled that it is important to be able to prosecute prisoners for acts of violence committed against prison officers while serving time in prison, as a way of protecting prison officers and prisoners. This amounted to a landmark victory for the Prison Officers Association (POA).

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12 Jun 2016

10th NSSN Annual Conference

10th NSSN Annual Conference, Saturday 2nd July. See the attached flier for details.

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06 Jun 2016

After the referendum: Where next for trade union rights?

Festival Fringe, Friday 15th July 7pm, Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival. See the attached flier for details.

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News 17 May 2016

Queen’s Speech: David Cameron to announce biggest shakeup of Britain’s prison system in more than 100 years

Individual prisons will be given unprecedented freedoms to set their own rules, budgets and rehabilitation programmes under a system modelled on academy schools

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News 16 Mar 2016

Morning Star 50 years anniversary party

Please find details and flyer for the Morning Star 50 years anniversary party.

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12 Feb 2016

2016 PSPRB report

The Prison Service Pay Review Body submitted its 2016 England and Wales report to the Government today.

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