POA Circulars

Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all branch members.

Please find attached NEC minutes for 14th July 2021 for your information.

I am delighted to inform you that our long- standing partnership with the Firefighters Rehabilitation Charity will be re-commencing from Monday 26th July 2021, when we will be accepting applications to assist POA members with their health and wellbeing.

Please find attached NEC minutes for 23rd June 2021 for your information.

As you are aware the POA in the past have put out guidance surrounding the use of social media.

Following POA Conference’s adoption of a report from Mr Pat Cuffe, the POA NEC were directed to improve communications with members.

New rules came into force on 31st May with the supposed aim of tackling a ‘whiplash’ culture, making it much more difficult for many road traffic accident (RTA) victims to get free legal support, but POA members and their families will continue to be able to access legal help.

Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.

Please find attached NEC minutes for 9th June 2021 for your information.

Following the adoption of the above motion, members may apply for 10, 15 and 20-years membership badges providing the criteria is met as set out on the attached pro-forma.

Representing over 30,000 Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers, the POA is the largest UK Union in this sector, able to trace its roots back more than 100 years.