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Download and read the POA Parliamentary Briefing June 2023

The POA is constantly campaigning to raise awareness of violence in the Criminal Justice Sector.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 31st May 2023 for your information.

The Retained EU Law Bill returns to the House of Commons on Monday 12th June 2023. The Retained EU Law Bill being considered by Parliament threatens key rights such as holiday pay, rest breaks and protection from discrimination.

The POA has condemned the Government for announcing that only a select group of Civil Servants will receive a one off £1500 cost of living payment in addition to any pay award for 2023/24.

The Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act 1993 require us to provide the membership with certain information about our accounts and finances.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 17th May 2023 for your information.

Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.

At Annual Conference 2023 the following motion was passed, and therefore becomes policy of the Union.

Please find attached the current Committee and Branch Area Structures for your information.

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.