POA demands prison officers are given priority for vaccination

The POA has demanded prison workers and prisoners are given COVID vaccines as a matter of priority. POA general secretary Steve Gillan has written to Justice Secretary Robert Buckland to say: “Prison staff are key workers and do a vital job on behalf of society keeping the general public safe – but unfortunately all too […]


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.