Pay Review Body

On 7 April 2022 the Court of Appeal refused the POA permission to appeal against a judgment dismissing a judicial review application.

The POA Pay Submission can now be officially sent out as the other parties involved have now shared their documents.

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.

The National Executive Committee have now had time to examine and fully understand what is contained within the PSPRB report on the remit group that the POA represent.

Prison Officers who protected the general public during the pandemic and put their own lives at risk on average are getting a 4 per cent pay rise which is not even half of the rate of inflation.

The Government announced the outcome of the Pay Review Body recommendations including the PSPRB. The link to the recommendations that Government have accepted is as follows

Please find attached letters that are self-explanatory. I know that Government is in disarray but the delay to the announcement on pay for Prison Officer Grades and OSGs is totally unacceptable.

POA Members need a proper pay rise to end the recruitment and retention crisis. Please find the POA 2022 submission to the Prison Service Pay Review Body

The Prison Officers Association have issued a stark warning to the Government after they released the recommendations today for the pay award relating to operational Prison staff some 6 months overdue.

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.