The POA is looking for delegates to attend the following TUC Equality Conferences 2024.

The Conference opened with Maria Exall the first out LGBT+ President of the TUC welcoming all delegates telling them that she wanted the Conference to have an “atmosphere of learning”.


Geoff Willetts, NEC reports on the TUC Disabled Workers Conference


The above workshop will be held from Tuesday 28th to Thursday 30th November 2023 at the Quorn Grange Hotel, Wood Lane, Quorn, Loughborough.

Oscar Wilde’s cell door from Reading Gaol, where he was incarcerated for “gross indecency”, was previously loaned to Queer Britain in London

Angela Montgomery, Assistant General Secretary, reports on the TUC Black Workers Conference 2023


Jackie Marshall, NEC, reports on the TUC Women’s Conference 2023


The POA are proud to be affiliated with Maternity Action. Maternity Action is the UK’s maternity rights charity dedicated to promoting, protecting, and enhancing the rights of all pregnant women, new mothers and their families to employment, social security and health care.

Jackie Marshall, NEC, reports on the POA Supporting Women in the Workplace workshop

Amira Cochrane from HMP Hewell agreed to talk to Gatelodge about the supporting Women in the Workplace workshop

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.