News & Events

Welcome to the POA news and events area. Click here to read the latest POA Circulars, catch up with latest news and learn more about the Key Events.

National Chairman

Read the latest National Chairman's address

General Secretary

Read the latest communications from the General Secretary.

Latest Videos

The POA aims to bring you video from key speeches at important events, the POA in the news, and the latest video blogs from the National Executive.

Events Diary

View important events for the POA membership.

Annual Conference 2015

Find out about this years Annual Conference, view details of the venue, speakers and motions.

Prison Closures

Read about the POA's fight against prison closures


Read about the news and current affairs that relates to POA Scotland.

Scottish Conference 2014

View details of the upcoming Scottish Conference.

Gatelodge Magazine

View the latest POA Gatelodge issues


News and links for POA members concerning diversity

Prisons Not For Profit

Read about the POA's 'Prisons Are Not For Profit' campaign

Political News Updates

Read about the news and current affairs that relates to the POA and its membership.