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Civil service union the FDA called for the case to be reopened. General secretary Dave Penman insisted the fall of the case was down to a “flaw” in the way it was conducted.

09 January 2019
FDA in the news

"We believe the Committee could and should have gone further creating full independence of decision making immediately.," says Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge.

10 December 2018
Press release

FDA Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge responds to the announcement that Gemma White QC has been appointed to conduct an independent inquiry into the bullying and harassment of MPs’ parliamentary staff.

06 November 2018
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“Parliament can’t have any authority or credibility talking about sexual harassment in other workplaces if it doesn’t get its own house in order," says Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge.

05 November 2018
FDA in the news

On 24 October, the Commission voted to implement the recommendations from Dame Laura report, and expressed regret that it had taken “so long for us recognise what must be done”.

25 October 2018
News

The FDA said it was the "first step to ending the toxic culture of deference and silence that has allowed bullying, harassment and sexual harassment to thrive".

24 October 2018
FDA in the news

On 24 October, the Commission voted to implement the recommendations from Dame Laura report.

24 October 2018
Press release
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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

Unions representing members across the economy have backed the FDA’s calls for a fully independent process to investigate bullying and harassment complaints in Parliament and the wider public sector.

10 September 2018
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The FDA has condemned the behaviour of former First Minister Alex Salmond, following his string of personal attacks against Scottish Government Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans.

31 August 2018
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"Mr Salmond's decision to attack the integrity of Scotland's most senior civil servant is no accident. He would be aware that his supporters would jump on this bandwagon," says FDA General Secretary Dave Penman.

30 August 2018
FDA in the news

Dave Penman, the general secretary of the FDA, which represents the UK’s senior civil servants, accused the former nationalist leader of “nasty, vindictive and deliberate” attacks on the integrity of Leslie Evans, the Scottish government’s permanent.

30 August 2018
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Alex Salmond has been accused of “nasty, vindictive” behaviour and undermining the civil service by Dave Penman, the union boss representing the Scottish Government’s most senior officials.

30 August 2018
FDA in the news

The FDA, PCS and Prospect have released a statement expressing confidence that "the Scottish Government will continue to take seriously and handle sensitively all complaints of harassment".

29 August 2018
FDA in the news

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

19 July 2018
Press release

The FDA’s branch in the House of Commons agreed that we should not accept the new Independent Complaints and Grievance Procedure that has been developed by Andrea Leadsom.

18 July 2018
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The FDA said that MPs responsible for new House of Commons’ policy had "made a choice to protect the perpetrators of bullying, harassment and sexual harassment rather than protect the victims".

17 July 2018
FDA in the news

FDA General Secretary Dave Penman calls for the implementation of the new bullying and harassment policy, stating ““Andrea Leadsom’s proposals are being rushed through before recess and are yet to demonstrate that they will deliver on the promises made to victims of bullying and harassment in Parliament.”

17 July 2018
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FDA Assistant General Secretary Amy Leversidge appears live on BBC Two’s Victoria Derbyshire programme to discuss the serious flaws of the new Independent Complaints and Grievance Procedure, namely that it does not deal with past cases.

17 July 2018
FDA in the news

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
Press release
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