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The latest press statements issued by the FDA union. 
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The union demands the Government to fund a pay rise for Crown prosecutors in light of the recommendation on judges’ pay by the Senior Salaries Review Body.

12 October 2018
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"Civil servants should be trusted with implementing policy and they must be trusted with the information needed to do so - not forced to scrounge facts from National Audit Office reports," says FDA Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge.

11 October 2018
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“While we welcome the in-year budget increase, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf must ensure this comes as part of a sustained, long-term commitment to adequately resource the COPFS and isn’t simply a flash in the pan," says FDA President Fiona Eadie.

02 October 2018
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The FDA, Prospect and PCS - unions representing more than 200,000 civil servants - have today jointly launched legal proceedings, seeking Judicial Review of the Government’s consultation over the 2018 civil service pay guidance.

08 August 2018
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FDA Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge speaks out against "fundamental flaws" of proposed bullying and harassment policy.

19 July 2018
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The FDA has, alongside PCS and Prospect, instructed our lawyers to write to the Minister for the Cabinet Office David Lidington to request that the Government withdraws the civil service pay guidance and undertakes a process of appropriate consultation.

17 July 2018
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The FDA urge Andrea Leadsom to pause the introduction of new bullying and harassment policy so that "fundamental details can be worked out."

13 July 2018
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FDA Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby responds to the release of the civil service pay guidance.

25 June 2018
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman responds to the Prime Minister's call for an investigation into historical allegations against the Speaker.

02 May 2018
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FDA Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge responds to the launch of an independent inquiry into bullying and harassment in the House of Commons.

23 April 2018
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