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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman warned the Prime Minister not jeopardise civil service impartiality following the revelation of a Cabinet Office document instructing government communications staff to report "unhelpful" Brexit narratives.

16 August 2019
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office Permanent Under Secretary Sir Simon McDonald speaks to Tommy Newell about socio-economics, delivering Brexit and why “impartiality is vital to all civil servants, including diplomats”.

15 August 2019 | By Tommy Newell
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The FDA has been working with FSET to get answers for members.

13 August 2019 | By Elizabeth Houghton and Alex Jarvis
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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
FDA in the news

The General Secretaries of the FDA and Prospect have written to party leaders, asking them to pledge their support for civil service values.

23 July 2019
News
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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
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The General Secretary argues it's time for confidentiality to be laid aside in his latest Civil Service World column.

04 June 2019
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Prior to her appointment as head civil servant at DExEU, Defra Permanent Secretary Clare Moriarty spoke to Tommy Newell about Brexit’s impact and proudly wearing her red shoelaces.

15 April 2019 | By Tommy Newell
Interview

FDA General Secretary Dave Penman responds to ERG Vice Chairman Mark Francois's attack on civil servants.

23 January 2019 | By Dave Penman
News
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The FDA is warning members who have volunteered to move due to Brexit to ensure their details are correct.

22 January 2019
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Read FDA General Secretary Dave Penman’s latest column for Civil Service World, where he gives his verdict on the Cabinet Secretary and Civil Service Chief Exec’s latest PACAC appearance.

18 January 2019
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The FDA sees no reason why the Government should not commit to pay the settled status fee, as many other public and private sector employers have already done.

11 January 2019
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ARC President Paula Houghton responds to concerns raised by the PAC regarding HMRC’s Brexit preparations.

05 November 2018 | By Paula Houghton
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Assistant General Secretary of the FDA Amy Leversidge discusses Universal Credit and fighting bullying and harassment in Westminster on the Politics Home podcast.

18 October 2018
FDA in the news
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Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge speaks about Brexit, civil service neutrality and political abuse in this Unions 21 podcast.

15 October 2018
FDA in the news

Matt Ross talks to the Department for Exiting the European Union Permanent Secretary about dealing with the ‘unprecedented challenge’ of Brexit, working alongside the devolved administrations and defending allegations of partisan civil servants.

09 October 2018 | By Matt Ross
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Welcoming the report from the Home Affairs Select Committee on the delivery of Brexit by the Home Office, FDA National Officer Helen Kenny said: “As we made clear in our evidence to the Committee, civil servants are committed to delivering the best possible Brexit outcomes for the Government, but to do so ministers must urgently clarify their intentions and deliver the consequent resources to turn these into a reality...

14 February 2018
Press release

Brexit Minister Steve Baker has been forced to apologise for undermining the civil service.

01 February 2018
News

Responding to the latest comments in the House of Commons by Brexit minister Steve Baker, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman said: "To stand at the despatch box and refuse to challenge a half-baked conspiracy theory about the civil service – one that is even now being disowned by its supposed source – is the height of irresponsibility from a serving minister...

01 February 2018
Press release

Responding to remarks made in the House of Commons this afternoon by Steve Baker, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman said: “Steve Baker’s comments in Parliament are supposed to represent the considered view of the government...

30 January 2018
Press release
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