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Among the FDA's members are Permanent Secretaries, tax inspectors, diplomats and more than 3,000 lawyers in public service.

Membership

FDA membership profile

Our 18,000 members span the senior and professional ranks of the civil and public services. They include Permanent Secretaries of Government departments, diplomats, lawyers, prosecutors, senior managers, tax inspectors, management trainees, economists, health service managers and many others.  

Below is a snapshot of our membership.

 Area of employment

%

 Administrators, senior managers and policy advisors

20% 

 Revenue and Customs officials

14% 

 Crown Prosecutors/Procurators Fiscal

12% 

 Government lawyers

6%

 Diplomats (and others in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

4% 

 Inspectors of Education

2% 

 Statisticians

2% 

 Economists

2% 

 Managers and professionals in national galleries and museums

1% 

 Northern Ireland civil servants

1% 

 Accountants

1%

 NHS managers
(Members through joint union organisation with Unison: Managers in Partnership (MiP))

35%