POA News

12 Jul 17 CIRCULAR 93

TRADES UNION CONGRESS 2017

Following the Special Delegates Conference in March 1996, the National Executive Committee informed delegates that they would be seeking nominations annually from the field for attendance at the Trades Union Congress.

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07 Jul 17 CIRCULAR 92

APPLICATION FOR PERMANENT INJUNCTION

Further to our recent press release on the application by the Secretary of State for a permanent injunction all the oral evidence and legal arguments have been heard.

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06 Jul 17 CIRCULAR 91

OMU DEPLOYMENT OF BAND 4ís AND SOís

The Executive have been made aware that local management are attempting to change the work and grade of staff in the above area at local level. This should be resisted by local POA Committees.

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06 Jul 17 CIRCULAR 90

WHITLEY SUB COMMITTEE MEETING - AGREED MINUTES, HEALTH AND SAFETY - 9TH MARCH 2017

In accordance with Conference policy, please find attached a copy of the above agreed minutes for your information.

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05 Jul 17 CIRCULAR 89

PROPOSED LOBBY OF PARLIAMENT 17 JULY: CHANGE OF DATE EARLY AUTUMN

The TUC had proposed to hold a co-ordinated public sector union Rally and Lobby of Parliament on 17th July 2017, to press the Government to scrap the public sector pay cap.

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03 Jul 17 CIRCULAR 88

APPLICATION FOR PERMANENT INJUNCTION 4th JULY 2017

The Secretary of State David Lidington has confirmed through HMPPS that their application for a Permanent Injunction will go ahead.

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03 Jul 17 CIRCULAR 87

NEC MINUTES 14TH JUNE 2017

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 24th May 2017, for your information.

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03 Jul 17 PRESS RELEASE 154

BULLY BOY TACTICS FROM INCOMPETENT GOVERNMENT AND DIRECTORS OF PRISON SERVICE

The POA will be in the High Court tomorrow 4th July 2017 defending an application from the Secretary of State David Lidington to obtain a permanent injunction in an attempt to silence the POA membership from the crisis within our Prisons which has been created by this Government with failed policies and devastating cuts and the failed Directors of her Majestyís Prison and Probation service overseeing the destruction of a service that hasnít been witnessed in decades.

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30 Jun 17 PRESS RELEASE 153

POA SUPPORT CONCERNS BY HM CHIEF INSPECTOR OF PRISONS FOLLOWING UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION OF HMP/YOI FELTHAM (FELTHAM B Ė YOUNG ADULTS)

Leaders of the POA call on HMPPS and Government to act, as more criticism is aimed at the Prison Service following another damning report identifying that violence is out of control in prisons.

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29 Jun 17 CIRCULAR 86

NATIONAL CHAIR AND NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE X 1 ELECTION 2017

POA Circular 61/2017 promulgated the timetable for the above election.

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