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Equality Officer Victoria Jones has written to the Cabinet Office calling on Civil Service HR to work with the FDA to create a pregnancy loss policy that would empower managers to grant paid time off – for both parents – following a miscarriage.
27th Aug 2021

In a letter to General Secretary Dave Penman, Minister for the Cabinet Office Michael Gove praised the “hard work, diligence and selflessness” of civil servants and accepted that there are “benefits” to home working.
18th Aug 2021
The FDA has called for the Minister for the Cabinet Office to publicly distance the government from a series of anonymous briefings in the press, in which ministers attacked civil servants for working from home and threatening to cut their pay.
10th Aug 2021
The FDA has voiced concerns that courts can open for longer under ‘temporary operating hours’.
28th Jul 2021

FDA Section Convenor Stephen Head talks about the benefits of being in the FDA, how it feels to help members resolve their problems, and the challenges of delivering justice in a pandemic.
16th Sep 2021

Press releases

13th Nov 2020
Former Treasury Special Adviser Sonia Khan has issued the following statement after reaching a settlement with the Treasury.
24th Sep 2020
The FDA responds to the failure of the First and Deputy First Ministers of Northern Ireland to appoint a new head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service.
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