News Room

It is with great sadness that we report to the membership the sudden death of our good friend and Honorary Life Member Don Wood, who sadly passed away at his home on Friday, 4th December 2020.

 

Provisional parliamentary business has now been announced for this period, including the following that may be of relevance to you. Please note, the following may change at short notice. 

The POA NEC Security & Custody Whitley Committee are involved in consultation with HMPPs around the new electronic Prisoner Escort Reports – E-PERs.

 

The POA announce today that Mark Fairhurst has been successful in his re-election to the position of National Chairman where he will serve a further five years from May 2021.

 

Please find attached the Certificate of Result from Civica Election Services, formally known as Electoral Reform Services (ERS).

 

POA members should rightfully be proud of their strength and resilience throughout this current year as keyworkers during this global pandemic

 

Much better to supervise 30 prisoners with 4 staff than 120 prisoners

 

Provisional parliamentary business has now been announced for this period, including the following that may be of relevance to you. Please note, the following may change at short notice. 

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 11th November 2020, for your information.

 

Volume 684: debated on Tuesday 24 November 2020

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.