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FDA National Officer Steven Littlewood explained that the Crown Prosecution Service will need more than £85 million if Prime Minister Boris Johnson wishes to see a steep increase of prosecutions to with the increase of police officers.

12 August 2019
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FDA Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby explained that while doctors will be granted greater freedom with pension tax contributions, senior civil servants and NHS managers have been left behind.

07 August 2019
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ARC National Officer Jawad Raza responds to new Chancellor Sajid Javid's letter calling on HMRC Chief Executive Sir Jon Thompson to make no-deal planning his department's "absolute top priority".

02 August 2019
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The General Secretary noted that "there’s a huge difference between bringing in new ideas or radical agendas and implementing untested ideologies which, if they go wrong, will impact upon the delivery of public services to millions of citizens."

25 July 2019
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The General Secretaries of the FDA and Prospect are to send a joint letter to the leaders of the UK's main political parties calling on them to defend civil servants' "impartiality and integrity".

22 July 2019
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Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby explained the inadequacy of the Government's proposed public sector pay rise for senior civil servants to BBC News at Six and BBC News at Ten.

19 July 2019
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"Three independent reports have painted a picture of routine bullying and harassment, making similar recommendations. There is no more evidence to gather. Now it is time for action," writes General Secretary Dave Penman in his Times Red Box column.

12 July 2019 | By Dave Penman
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General Secretary Dave Penman argued that "it is not only the UK’s reputation that has been damaged" by the leak of Sir Kim's communiqués and Boris Johnson's refusal to support the former ambassador, but also "our ability to govern effectively" in his Huffington Post blog.

12 July 2019 | By Dave Penman
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Speaking to Sky News, General Secretary Dave Penman connects attacks on Sir Kim Darroch to attacks made against over civil servants, and admonishes the Prime Minister and other minister for their failure to defend them.

10 July 2019
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General Secretary Dave Penman tells BBC Newsnight's Mark Urban what Sir Kim Darroch's resignation means for the civil service.

10 July 2019
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