9 June 2022
PCS will next week begin an industrial action ballot of members employed by OCS on the HMCTS security contract in a dispute over pay, terms and conditions.
13 May 2022
In HMPPS, staff morale is already at an all-time low due to the derisory pay offer they recently received but the announcement the government is demanding departments cut 91,000 jobs over the next 3 years, again highlights its contempt for its staff.
8 February 2022
Prisons and the justice system should be measured on the outcomes the public want, less crime, less recidivism, and a safer society to live in, we have made clear in our response to the government’s consultation on its prisons strategy white paper.
12 November 2021
The government recommendations for pay in HMPPS are an insult to members.
20 October 2021
Justice Secretary Dominic Raab made the announcement, saying: "Prison staff make an essential contribution to public service and their ongoing efforts, particularly in the challenging context of the Covid-19 pandemic, have been greatly appreciated."