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The Spring 2013 issue can be read here.
16/05/2013 - PASC chair calls for independent Parliamentary Commission on future of civil service at FDA annual conference
16/05/2013 - Government has ‘no strategy, only dogma’ over civil service, says FDA union leader
26/04/2013 - PAC misses the point, again
24/04/2013 - FDA sets out reform agenda in alternative White Paper
Report from the 2013 Annual Delegate Conference
Yesterday’s FDA's annual conference heard keynote speeches from Chair of PASC Bernard Jenkin MP, and Dave Penman, speaking to conference for the first time as FDA General Secretary.
Jenkin used his speech to announce the need for an independent Parliamentary Committee to take a considered approach to the future of the civil service.
Permanent secretaries on fixed-term contracts 'would deliver bad government', says FDA
Yesterday’s Independent on Sunday quoted FDA general secretary Dave Penman, over mooted plans to put permanent secretaries on fixed-term four year contracts.
FDA fears over contestable policymaking
The latest issue of Civil Service World features a report from the FDA's alternative White Paper launch, quoting FDA general secretary Dave Penman on open policymaking.
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