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News 12 Sep 2017

TUC Congress 2017 - Tuesday Evening Round-up

In case you missed anything this afternoon, some highlights are below.

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News 11 Sep 2017

TUC Congress 2017 - Monday Evening Round-up

In case you missed anything this afternoon, some highlights are below.

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News 06 Sep 2017

TUC Congress 2017 - Sunday Evening Round-up

In case you missed anything this afternoon, some highlights are below.

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News 06 Sep 2017

Steve Gillan and John McDonnell speaking at Fringe meeting - TUC Congress Brighton

Attend the Fringe meeting - 1pm Sunday, 10th September, Arundel Suite in Holiday Inn.

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159 25 Aug 2017

PRISON SERVICE IN CRISIS

Despite assurances from the Secretary of State for Justice that the recruitment of new Prison Officers was at record highs and the success of the graduate scheme, the foundation which supports prisons, reduce violence and address chronic staff shortfalls throughout the Service. However, Prison Officers are still being forced from their homes to sure up a system in crisis.

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News 25 Aug 2017

Listen to Mark Fairhurst on 5 Live Radio

Listen to Mark Fairhurst on 5 Live Radio

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17 Aug 2017

MARK FAIRHURST IS ELECTED AS NEW POA CHAIR

MARK FAIRHURST has been elected to the position of National Chair today until the end of Annual Conference May 2021

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158 03 Aug 2017

PRESSURE MOUNTS ON PRISON BOSSES

Following the recent serious disturbances at The Mount, Erlestoke and Aylesbury Prisons, more pressure is being applied to the Senior Management of HMPPS as their continued failure to manage the system is exposed

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157 01 Aug 2017

POA LEADERS CALL FOR URGENT ACTION FOLLOWING RIOT!!!

On the 31st July 2017 prison staff from across the prison estate attended The Mount Prison to deal with the situation that has created havoc in the prison and put more pressure on the leaders of HMPPS as criticism mounts on a Service in crisis.

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156 27 Jul 2017

LATEST SAFETY IN CUSTODY STATISTICS JUNE 2017 OUTLINE DEVASTATING INCREASES

The latest Government Safety in Custody statistics outline the failures of HMPPS (Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Services) to protect prisoners and staff from once again the unprecedented rise in violence in our prisons

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