FDA responds to proposed cuts in voluntary civil service redundancy payouts

Following a report in The Times that said, according to a Treasury source, George Osborne wants to cut public sector redundancy pay outs by a further six months to 15 months' salary.

Civil Service World spoke with FDA General Secretary Dave Penman who said:

"At some point, the Government will discover that you can't simply continue to attack the pay and conditions of civil servants without consequences," he said.

"The FDA negotiated and agreed these terms with the Government and Conservative minister Francis Maude as recently as 2010, who at the time described them as sustainable 'in the longer term' - the Government's definitions are clearly different to ours. Any additional changes can only serve to further erode morale.."

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George Osborne "seeking fresh curbs to civil service redundancy pay"Civil Service World