POA members in England and Wales who work in public-sector jails will rightly be outraged at the betrayal of the government in relation to pay.
General Secretary: Parliamentary Battles Ahead
Why the POA’s political allies could prove vital to improving members’ working conditions
General Secretary: Criminal Justice System Going Forward
Time for a permanent solution in our prisons
CIRC 050: General Secretary Update: New Sentencing Guidelines
The POA have campaigned over the last couple of years to ensure when POA members are assaulted that the Courts take it seriously
CIRC 046: GENERAL SECRETARY UPDATE NUMBER 2/2021
I have received many emails over the last few weeks from branch officials and indeed members in general.
Pay Award Recommendation 3 - Judicial Review update
Steve Gillan updates members on Pay Award Recommendation 3 - Judicial Review
General Secretary: Light at the end of the tunnel?
Cautious approach should be taken to ensure pandemic is finally under control in society
CIRC 003: GENERAL SECRETARY UPDATE NUMBER 1/2021
This year has started dramatically with further announcements from the Prime Minister implementing further National lockdowns in England, with the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland introducing restrictions of a similar nature but I recognise there may be differences in each of the four countries where the POA have membership.
General Secretary: 2020 a year of strength and resilience
POA members should rightfully be proud of their strength and resilience throughout this current year as keyworkers during this global pandemic
General Secretary: Black Lives Matter
When I became the POA General Secretary in May 2010 there had been five previous General Secretaries since 1939 those being Harley Cronin, Fred Castell, Ken Daniel, David Evans, Brian Caton.