This is the response of the POA to the consultation paper published by HM Treasury on 17 July on the changes required to public service pensions as a result of the McCloud and Sargeant cases.
CIRC 146: HM TREASURY CONSULTATION PUBLIC SERVICE PENSION SCHEMES CONSULTATION: CHANGES TO THE TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS TO THE 2015 SCHEMES
CIRC 145: NATIONAL CHAIR ELECTION 2021
POA Circular 124/2020 promulgated the timetable for the above election.
CIRC 144: POA SUPPORTS TUC CAMPAIGN TO SAVE UNION LEARNING
As you may be aware, POA Learning is funded by the Union Learning Fund, a government fund with the aim of supporting trade unions to widen access to learning and training in workplaces whilst also supporting community members to build key skills.
CIRC 143: NATIONAL CHAIR ELECTION 2021
The nomination process ended on Friday 9th October 2020 and POA Circular 138/20 was promulgated with those nominations for each of the 4 candidates.
CIRC 142: OMiC IN OPEN AND FEMALE ESTATE: AGREEMENT REACHED
I am pleased to announce that a long-standing National dispute surrounding protections for Band 4 staff In the Open and Female Estate has now been resolved.
CIRC 141: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 23rd September 2020, for your information.
CIRC 140: GUIDANCE FOLLOWING THE NEW COMMUNITY ALERT LEVELS
Please be aware of the following guidance that has been issued to Governors, ensuring that you adhere to the newly imposed restrictions on social visits.
CIRC 139: HMPPS STAFF FACE MASK STRATEGY
HMPPS have agreed that if staff choose to wear a face mask whilst on duty, in any area, at any time, they may do so. This will be personal choice and no permission is needed.
CIRC 138: NEC ELECTIONS 2021 NOMINATIONS FOR NATIONAL CHAIR ELECTION
Further to POA Circular 124/2020 the closing date for receipt of branch nominations was Friday 9th October 2020.
CIRC 137: NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE OCTOBER 2020
Please ensure all POA members view the contents of this Circular.