Scotland

General News, Articles and Information from The POA North of the Border:

07 Apr 2020

Take time to value ourselves and the work you do

A fond adieu from Andy Hogg, Assistant General Secretary (Scotland)

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21 Dec 2019

Scottish Conference 2019

Scottish Annual Conference of POA (Scotland) 2019 was held on 30th/31st October and hosted for the first time in Peebles Hydro Hotel. The conference saw delegates from the branches of the POA across Scotland taking part in debating motions on behalf of their branch membership and developing POA(S) policy going forward.

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13 Oct 2019
22 Aug 2019

HMP Shotts celebrate 40 years service

The Shotts local branch would like to congratulate Maureen Ritchie on 40 years’ service with the Scottish Prison Service and 40 years as a union member.

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22 Aug 2019

Shorter Prison Sentences?

SCOTTISH judges will be ordered to stop routinely sentencing offenders to less than a year in jail, SNP Community Safety Minister Ash Denham announced today.

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22 Aug 2019

POAS Scottish TUC

Conference Motion 40 Public Sector Pay, TUS Conference Dundee 15th-17th April 2019

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22 Aug 2019

Overworked, underpaid and undervalued

POA members are prepared to take action to halt the decline in prison service pay and conditions, says Andy Hogg

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19 Aug 2019

Pay Offer Q & A

This is a collection of the most frequently asked questions so far in relation to the pay offer, and hopefully provides some clarity around those issues.

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26 Apr 2019

Stephen Brien retires after 33 years’

Members gather to show recognition to long standing colleague

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24 Apr 2019

Fair Work

In November 2018 POA(Scotland) along with sister unions in the Civil Service reached a milestone agreement with the Scottish Government on the terms of what represents fair work.

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