Please find attached NEC minutes for the 7th August 2023 for your information.
CIRC 060: INITIAL BRANCH OFFICIALS TRAINING (BOT): 16 – 19 OCTOBER 2023
As you are aware the NEC are committed to the continued training and development of local Branch Officials.
CIRC 059: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 26th July 2023 for your information.
LEGAL: EXPLAINING THE POA/HMPPS HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOL
Iain Birrell, a trade union law expert at Thompsons Solicitors, outlines the Health and Safety Protocol and why it is vital for POA members
An iconic piece of LGBTQ+ history returns to public display at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham
Oscar Wilde’s cell door from Reading Gaol, where he was incarcerated for “gross indecency”, was previously loaned to Queer Britain in London
EQUALITY AT THE HEART OF THE POA
Angela Montgomery, Assistant General Secretary, reports on the TUC Black Workers Conference 2023
TUC WOMEN’S CONFERENCE 2023
Jackie Marshall, NEC, reports on the TUC Women’s Conference 2023
POA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2023 EASTBOURNE
At the start of POA annual conference in Eastbourne, General Secretary Steve Gillan reflects on changing attitudes to what’s happening behind those high walls.
WE DESERVE BETTER
Annual conference 2023 was a positive and enjoyable experience, in my view. However, as the cover of this issue of Gatelodge demonstrates, not everyone was happy.
CIRC 058: NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE JULY 2023
Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.