All POA members working in Prisons both Public Sector and Private in England and Wales are encouraged to participate in the following survey:
CIRC 011: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 25th January 2023 for your information.
CIRC 010: NEW MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT – CHESTERTON GRANT FEE FREE MORTGAGE ADVICE, INVESTMENT AND PENSION ADVICE
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.
CIRC 008: NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE JANUARY 2023
Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.
CIRC 007: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 11th January 2023 for your information. Yours sincerely STEVE GILLANGeneral Secretary ...
CIRC 005: LEGAL AID HANDBOOK
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.
CIRC 004: FIRST AID PILOT
In October 2021 HMPPS commenced a pilot in seven establishments for a new First Aid Policy. This pilot is now complete, and despite the Executive’s best endeavors, no policy has been implemented.
CIRC 003: EQUIPMENT CARRYING AIDS
This is a re-issue of a POA Circular promulgated on 17 August 2022. Despite this, members are reporting difficulties obtaining Carrying Aids. Where this is the case, please follow the guidance in this circular.
CIRC 002: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 14th December 2022 for your information.
CIRC 001: RULES AND CONSTITUTION 2022
Conference Paper 1 was circulated prior to Annual Conference 2022.