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As you will know, the POA have been improving its online member services. As part of this improvement, we have implemented a Self-Service solution that allows the Branch Secretary and the Branch Members to have access to their own details.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 25th October 2023 for your information.

The NEC have recently become aware of a fire in a prison establishment which has raised many concerns.

As General Secretary of the POA I am updating you on the written evidence and oral submission that the Area Committee NI did on behalf of the POA membership for all unified grades in Northern Ireland.

Future parliamentary business from Monday 13 November 2023 

Future parliamentary business from Monday 6 November 2023 

Future parliamentary business from Monday 23 October 2023 

We are delighted to tell you that the charity raffle organised for this year’s Scottish conference, raised a fantastic total of £4,387. Your kind generosity far exceeded our expectations.

As you are aware the above election will take place as follows:

The General Federation of Trade Unions (of which the POA is an affiliate) will be running a ‘Roots of Racism’ course on 11th and 12th December 2023 at Quorn Grange, near Loughborough. Overnight accommodation will be provided.

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.