Please bring the contents of this Circular to the attention of all POA members.
POLITICAL NEWS UPDATES - CHANGING THE LAW TO CHANGE OUR PRISONS
Charley Allan reports on how 2022 is shaping up to be a year of new prison legislation
SCOTLAND: A QUESTION OF DIVERSITY
John Cairney, SNC Chair, looks to the future and diversity amongst representatives
GENERAL SECRETARY: ANNUAL CONFERENCE: 16TH – 20TH MAY 2022 EASTBOURNE
POA Conference after two years is very much welcomed
NATIONAL CHAIR: WITHOUT STAFF, REHABILITATION IS YET ANOTHER EMPTY ASPIRATION
We must reduce unlock numbers, increase staff-to-prisoner ratios and restore order, discipline and control
CIRC 025: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for the 13th April 2022 for your information.
CIRC 024: POA MEMORIAL UNVEILING CEREMONY
The POA memorial which is dedicated to all ex-forces personnel who have served in our secure settings and POA members who we wish to remember will be unveiled at a private ceremony on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 1100 hours. It is sited at the National Arboretum, Stafford, DE13 7AR.
POLITICAL NEWS UPDATES - "NO-ONE IS BEYOND HOPE"
The Rt Rev Rachel Treweek is the Bishop for HM’s Prisons in England and Wales – the representative for the Church of England on prison matters. She is also the Bishop of Gloucester and sits in the House of Lords.
Jackie Marshall, NEC, talks about the menopause
Political News: A Crisis of the Government's own making
Ellie Reeves explains how a decade of cuts has left the prison service on its knees