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Liz Saville Roberts MP on the prison crisis concealed from public view

With one in two people getting cancer in their lifetime, Grahame Morris MP insists the Government needs an urgent strategy to address the backlog.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 25th August 2021 for your information.

As you will be aware the HMP Five Wells contract was awarded to G4S after a bid process involving private sector companies.

Parliament returns from Summer Recess on Monday 6 September and provisional parliamentary business has now been announced, including the following that may be of relevance to you. Please note, the following may change at short notice. 

As you are aware the NEC are committed to the continued training and development of local Branch Officials.

The Disputes Committee have recently dealt with several DHL disputes from several branches, the majority of these are concerning the “Final Mile” element to delivery.

Please find attached NEC minutes for 11th August 2021 for your information.

Distribution of the POA diary for members will commence on 6th September 2021.

Over the last few months, I have been collating questions from the field in relation to the pensions changes that the Government intend to impose on us in April 2022.

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.