Further to POA Circular 68/2023 regarding nominations for Conduct Committee members as per Rule 26.3, I confirm that process has now been completed. 

We thank the branches who nominated Honorary Life Members and Cronin Clasp holders as per the Rules and Constitution. These individuals are highly regarded by the POA membership and National Executive Committee.

The Conduct Committee will consist of the following members:


Mr Duncan Keys – Chair, Conduct Committee

Mr John Hancock

Mr Alan Noblett

Mr Terry Fullerton

Mr Dave Cook

Mr Niall McIntosh

Mr David Melrose

Mr John Boddington

Mr Kev Jephson


This Conduct Committee will serve for a period of 3 years from 1 November 2023 until 1 November 2026 but could be reselected under Rule 26.3 by the National Chair and General Secretary.


Yours sincerely

General Secretary

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.