As local committees continue to work on Exceptional Delivery Models that will progress regimes from level 3 to level 2, we should remain vigilant to the threat of COVID in our secure settings.
CIRC 130: POA DIARY 2021
Distribution of the POA diary for members will commence within the next seven days. Retired members will receive their diary with the Winter issue of Gatelodge in December.
CIRC 129: EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
On 8th September 2020, the POA National Executive Committee met and the role of Dog Handlers was discussed. Due to the complexities of the role our members undertake it was agreed that the POA would set up a Dog Handlers Consultative Committee.
CIRC 128: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 26th August 2020, for your information.
CIRC 127: NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE AUGUST 2020 STAFF RETURNING FROM SHIELDING
New Guidance has been published which is available on the Intranet. The document is entitled: Guidance for the Support and Management of those Staff who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable, those Living with the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable and the Clinically Vulnerable.
CIRC 126: MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT – GRIFFIN MILITARY & DIPLOMATIC, POA MOTORING
The POA are proud to announce another new membership benefit through a partnership with Griffin Military & Diplomatic, POA Motoring.
CIRC 125: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 12th August 2020, for your information.
CIRC 124: NATIONAL CHAIR ELECTION 2021 TIMETABLE, NOMINATION PROCEDURES AND ELECTION ADDRESSES
Listed below is the timetable and procedure for the forthcoming election for the post of National Chair.
CIRC 123: FACE COVERING EXEMPTION CARDS IN SOCIAL VISITS
The UK Government has recently mandated the use of face coverings in certain settings. However, in making this announcement, they also acknowledged that a small number of individuals may have legitimate reasons for not adhering to the requirement.
CIRC 122: COVID 19 - STAFF AND PRISONER TESTING JOINT STATEMENT
As an interested party in this consultation the POA as the recognised trade union were invited to put our submission in by the Secretary of State Robert Buckland QC MP.