The National Executive Committee have been made aware of further guidance that affects staff who are Extremely Vulnerable and remain at home shielding. Members should be made aware of the following correspondence that has been forwarded to all Governors and PGDs.
CIRC 94: GENERAL SECRETARY UPDATE NUMBER 9: COVID-19
As I have indicated in previous updates the POA have been in discussions with HMPPS regarding the medium term recovery plan. HMPPS have agreed wording to the National Framework with the POA and other recognised Unions within HMPPS. On Tuesday 2nd June 2020, the Secretary of State Robert Buckland QC made a Ministerial statement endorsing the National Framework. I am also pleased ...
CIRC 92: ADJUDICATIONS: AMENDMENT TO THE PRISON RULES 1999 AND YOI RULES 2000 - RULE 53B
The National Executive wish to make you aware of recent amendments to the process that governs outstanding Internal Adjudicator (IA) referrals.
CIRC 85: GENERAL SECRETARY UPDATE NUMBER 8: COVID-19
The Prime Minister on Sunday 10th May 2020 took the first steps in easing the coronavirus lockdown in a pre-recorded message stating he wants to encourage people to take more and unlimited amounts of outdoor exercise provided they stick to social distancing guidelines and stay two metres apart.
CIRC 84: MOJ COVID-19 PRISONS GUIDANCE UPDATED 15TH MAY 2020
Please find below the link to the updated advice from Ministry of Justice.
CIRC 83: NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE
Please make yourself aware of the following:
CIRC 82: COVID 19 LATEST ADVICE THOMPSONS SOLICITORS
Please find the latest advice from Thompsons Solicitors in this briefing.
CIRC 80: COVID-19 AND GROUP LIFE COVER FOR POA MEMBERS IN ENGLAND, WALES AND NORTHERN IRELAND
The POA 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 79: GENERAL SECRETARY UPDATE NUMBER 7 - COVID-19
The Ministry of Justice on the 5th May 2020 released the following figures as of 17:00 hours on Monday 4th May:
CIRC 78: SECOND PHASE OF NHS RESPONSE TO COVID-19
Please find enclosed a joint letter from Sir Simon Stevens, NHS Chief Executive and Amanda Pritchard, NHS Chief Operating Officer, outlining the second phase of NHS response to COVID-19.