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Future parliamentary business from Monday 5 February 2024 

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

There are 2 Scottish National Committee posts due for election this year.  These will be five-year posts with the successful candidates taking up office at the close of play of Annual Conference May 2024. The term of office will run until May 2029.

The TUC have reintroduced an introductory session regarding the role of the Health and Safety Rep aimed exclusively at young union members.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 10th January 2024 for your information.

Please support this petition to close this loophole for abuse toward staff and other colleagues in all of the emergency services.

Provisional parliamentary business has now been announced for this period, including the following that may be of relevance to you. The

Future parliamentary business from Monday 15 January 2024

It has been brought to the attention of the NEC that HMPPS are now advertising for volunteers to carry Naloxone. Please be reminded of the following advice which I issued in my National Chair update in October 2023;

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 13th December 2023 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.