Steve Gillan

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, 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