Prison Officers Association

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Ministry of Justice report 'symptomatic of everything wrong' in prison service, says POA representative

Prison officers' union blasts Government after report shows wrongful releases at record high

Prison officers' union blasts Government after 'wrongful release' report

Steve Gillan, the Prison Officers Association's General Secretary, spoke to Paul Ross about UK prison services

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Ministry of Justice warns prison officers they will face legal case over industrial action

Ministry of Justice warns prison officers they will face legal case over industrial action

Ministry of Justice says prison officers will face legal case over strike action

The Ministry of Justice has warned that it will take legal action over 'unlawful' industrial action by prison staff which is set to begin on Wednesday

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

James Whale argues that prison officers are no good at their jobs as contraband gets into prisons

James Whale argues that prison officers are no good at their jobs as contraband gets into prisons

James Whale argues that prison officers are no good at their job

James Whale has criticised prison officers for presiding over 'out of control' jails, but the Prison Officers Association has hit back at this

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

'It's time for a general election' - George Galloway blasts Tory government

Tory Government deserves to be booted out for Southern Rail shambles, says George Galloway

Tories deserve to be booted out for Southern shambles, says George Galloway

Our host called for a general election in response to the government's handling of the Southern Rail Strike

Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

'The most dangerous place in Britain tonight, or any night, is in one of Her Majesty's Prisons,' says George Galloway

'The most dangerous place in Britain tonight, or any night, is in one of Her Majesty's Prisons,' says George Galloway

'The most dangerous place in Britain tonight is in one of Her Majesty's Prisons'

George Galloway opened his show on Friday with a monologue revealing his views on prisons in the UK and Donald Trump

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Strike 'was a last resort for us', says Prisoner Officers Association member

UK prisons are just too dangerous for us to continue, says wardens' body

UK prisons are just too dangerous for us to continue, says wardens' body

Steve Gillan, general secretary of the Prison Officers Association, justified wardens' strike by saying Government's proposals to improve safety are woefully inadequate

Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

Prison reforms under fire after riot at HMP Bedford

Prison reforms under fire after riot at HMP Bedford

Prison reforms under fire after riot at HMP Bedford

A riot of up to 200 inmates erupted in a prison days after Liz Truss announced reforms to halt rising violence behind bars

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The UK's prisons are in 'absolute crisis', talkRADIO has been told.

UK prisons are in 'absolute crisis', claims senior official

UK prisons are in 'absolute crisis', claims senior official

Prison Officers Association general secretary Steve Gillan says action must be taken