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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
News

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
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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

Vicky Johnson, President of the Association of Revenue and Customs (ARC), responds to a Public Accounts Committee report on HMRC.

12 January 2018
Press release
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The failure of Britain’s political leadership over Brexit has left civil servants exposed to insults and scapegoating, says FDA General Secretary Dave Penman.

04 January 2018 | By Dave Penman
Analysis/comment
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Ministers must provide “urgent clarity” on the UK’s post-Brexit immigration system to avoid placing “unrealistic expectations” on already-stretched staff.

29 November 2017
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FDA Assistant General Secretary Naomi Cooke responds to Chancellor Philip Hammond's Autumn Budget 2017.

22 November 2017
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The government has admitted that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will need to hire between 3,000 and 5,000 extra staff to be “ready for all scenarios” following Britain’s exit from the European Union.

21 November 2017
News

FDA General Secretary Dave Penman comments on the latest Civil Service People Survey results.

16 November 2017
Press release

FDA General Secretary Dave Penman responds to a Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs select committee report.

02 May 2017
Press release
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Kay Hender talks to Meg Hillier, Chair of the Commons Public Accounts Committee, about grandstanding, Brexit… and circus school.

05 April 2017 | By Kay Hender
Interview
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Gavin Freeguard says government must make better use of its data if it’s to tackle the challenge of Brexit.

05 April 2017 | By Gavin Freeguard
Analysis/comment
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Following his re-election at the end of last year, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman talks to Matt Ross about Brexit, civil service cuts and the future of the union.

17 March 2017 | By Matt Ross
Interview
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The FDA has criticised the government for failing to recognise the scale of the Brexit challenge facing the civil service.

08 March 2017
News
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The FDA has raised concerns over special arrangements to recruit temporary staff to tackle the challenge of Brexit.

01 February 2017
News

FDA General Secretary Dave Penman responds to the Civil Service Commission's announcement that rules regarding recruitment of civil servants for Brexit are to be relaxed.

01 February 2017
Press release
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The 2016 TUC Congress took place in Brighton in early September. The FDA spoke on four separate motions during the four-day event.

11 September 2016
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More than four months after the UK’s historic vote to leave the EU, the plans are still less than clear. Dave Penman outlines what the Government will need to provide for the civil service in order to successfully deliver Brexit.

09 September 2016 | By Dave Penman
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