POA Circulars

The POA have informed the PSPRB of an error in the calculations of costings by grade within our 2023 Pay Claim Submission.

All submissions have been given to the PSPRB, as you know the POA submitted our written evidence within the timeframes as specified unfortunately HMPPS did not adhere to the deadline.

GFTU's Young Members' Development Weekend is scheduled this summer for Friday 19th to  Sunday 21st May 2023 at Quorn Grange Hotel.

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

All POA members working in Prisons both Public Sector and Private in England and Wales are encouraged to participate in the following survey:

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 25th January 2023 for your information.

POA are pleased to announce a brand new member benefit through a partnership with Chesterton Grant, who are independent fee free mortgage advisors. They offer at no cost, advice on purchasing and re-mortgaging and will secure the best rates available on the market for you.

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

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 11th January 2023 for your information.   Yours sincerely STEVE GILLANGeneral Secretary ...

Due to the development of the POA Website, members can now submit Legal Applications directly to the Legal Department of the POA. This has meant that the Legal Aid Handbooks and the accompanying forms have had to be updated.

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.