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The latest news stories and updates produced by the FDA team, detailing the union's work on behalf of its members.

The scrapping of the cut-off date for historical complaints is an important first step. However, the House still needs a fully independent complaints process, says General Secretary Dave Penman.

17 July 2019

ARC President Paula Houghton congratulates the Institute for Government's new report – 'Taxing Times' – for highlighting the urgent need for tax reform.

15 July 2019 | By Paula Houghton
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The FDA-commissioned report features essays from individuals across the political spectrum.

10 July 2019

As well as being quoted on the cover of the Times and writing an opinion piece for Red Box this week, General Secretary Dave Penman has also appeared on Talk Radio defending civil servants.

05 July 2019

The FDA's third centenary event celebrated its Welsh members at the Senedd.

04 July 2019

MPs have “blown their chance” to investigate complaints made against fellow MPs, according to FDA General Secretary Dave Penman

25 June 2019

The union has secured on-call payment, pay rises and job security for Scottish Government staff.

21 June 2019

FDA National Officer Duncan Woodhead championed the independent group's call for properly investing in the FCO

19 June 2019

The union has protected pay and pensions throughout the Ministry of Justice’s grading review project, and continues its work to address members’ other concerns.

19 June 2019
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has condemned the civil service pay remit guidance, which limits pay rises to just 2%.

14 June 2019

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