Please find enclosed a press release which was issued yesterday on behalf of the POA in Scotland, and the Scottish Police Federation.
SCOTLAND: SPS OPERATIONAL ROUTEMAP
We have written to the SPS today raising some enquiries and concerns we have around various issues that have either been raised with us by you, or from information we have come to be aware of ourselves.
SCOTLAND: PHASE ONE
To bring to your attention at the National Coronavirus Response Group (NCRG) meeting on Monday 1st June, it was mentioned that SPS are still awaiting updated guidance in relation to those who are ‘shielding’.
SCOTLAND: SCOTTISH NATIONAL COMMITTEE BRANCH ALLOCATIONS
See the circular attached
SCOTLAND: SCOTTISH NATIONAL COMMITTEE UPDATE
As of Monday, 25th May, the Scottish National Committee welcomed three new committee members, John Devine, Karen Ewen and Jim McCabe.
SCOTLAND: ROLE OF POA SCOTLAND CHAIR AND TUS CHAIR
Following the appointment of Phil Fairlie to the post of Assistant General Secretary for Scotland, and his notice to all SPS sites earlier today: Please note that Mr Mick Grattan, currently the Vice Chair, will take up the post of Acting Chair of POA Scotland from Monday 20th April.
SCOTLAND: GROUP LIFE INSURANCE SCHEME
POA (Scotland) have for many years offered members valuable Life insurance cover. This has paid out several millions of pounds over the years to the families of members who have sadly prematurely lost their lives.
CIRC 69: THANK YOU SCOTTISH NATIONAL COMMITTEE AND SCOTTISH MEMBERSHIP
We just wanted to take this opportunity to pass on our thanks, firstly to your Scottish National Committee for the work they are doing on your behalf each day, and ultimately to you the membership for the incredible work you are all doing in dealing with the unprecedented circumstances being faced by everyone inside our Prisons.
Scotland: Take time to value ourselves and the work you do
A fond adieu from Andy Hogg, Assistant General Secretary (Scotland)
CIRC 51: ASSISTANT GENERAL SECRETARY (SCOTLAND)
In respect of POA Circular 004/2020 dated 16th January 2020 as per the “Cuffe” report the process concluded with a report from the Independent Panel.