TRADE UNION activists stood in solidarity yesterday with the family of a black woman who died in prison, promising to help in their search for the truth.
Delegates to this year’s TUC Women’s Conference unanimously decided to rally behind the Justice for Sarah Reed...
Saturday 12th Mar 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
MICHAEL GOVE should try spending a day being “covered in excrement,” furious prison officers said yesterday after he referred to them as “colleagues” in a parliamentary debate.
The Justice Secretary told the Commons on Wednesday that prison governors should be...
Saturday 30th Jan 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
PRISON officers urged the government yesterday to recognise their role in the “essential protection of public,” ahead of tomorrow’s spending review.
In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, the Prison Officers’ Association (POA) reminded ministers that prison...
Tuesday 24th Nov 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
YOUNG OFFENDERS are attacking prison guards with knives and “jumping on their heads” — and inspectors blamed staff shortages yesterday in a savage indictment of government policy.
Assaults on staff at Cookham Wood Young Offenders’ Institution in Kent doubled in...
Wednesday 23rd Sep 2015
Dismissal of two staff over slipper ‘threat’ provokes strike vote
Saturday 22nd Aug 2015
We have beaten the bosses’ laws before and can again, argues STEVE GILLAN
Saturday 18th Jul 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
Experts warn of prison privateers tightening grip
Monday 29th Jun 2015
A WHISTLE-BLOWING prison officer who is his sick wife’s carer was jailed yesterday for 20 months after passing information to a Daily Mirror and News of the World reporter.
Prison Officers Association rep Robert Norman, 54, was convicted of committing misconduct in public office...
Wednesday 3rd Jun 2015
PRISON officers have said that they would rule “nothing in and nothing out” after government paymasters proposed a real-terms pay cut for around 24,000 workers.
Their union the Prison Officers Association (POA) expressed “outrage” at the proposed...
Wednesday 18th Mar 2015
Friday 23rd Jan 2015