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The FDA has criticised proposals to recruit UK ambassadors from the private sector after Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt suggested top diplomatic jobs could be opened up to business leaders after Brexit.

31 October 2018
News
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Dave Penman updates members on the result of our application for Judicial Review of the civil service pay guidance consultation and the "shambles" of this year’s pay round.

26 October 2018 | By Dave Penman
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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
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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
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Following the Parliamentary Committee on Standards’ decision not to investigate bullying allegations made against Speaker John Bercow, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman responded on BBC Newsnight.

17 May 2018
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Delegates at this year’s Annual Delegate Conference have sent a strong message to politicians of all colours that civil service impartiality must not be undermined.

11 May 2018
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When looking at the causes of the Windrush scandal, FDA secretary Dave Penman suggests Amber Rudd should "consider the political strategy and rhetoric adopted by her government over many years, rather than suggesting it is individual civil servants who have lost their focus."

19 April 2018
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With the pay cap finally being lifted, the FDA will be pressing ministers to ensure civil servants don’t get left behind, says General Secretary Dave Penman.

16 April 2018 | By Dave Penman
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Commenting on the House of Commons Commission’s decision to announce an inquiry into the bullying of House staff, FDA union General Secretary Dave Penman said: “When it comes to the treatment of parliamentary staff, MPs have for too long been a law unto themselves...

19 March 2018
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The FDA union is today calling on all the major political parties to show that they are serious about cracking down on the bullying and abuse of Parliamentary staff by backing a fully independent inquiry into the claims.

16 March 2018
Press release

In response to BBC Newsnight’s report on bullying and harassment in the House of Commons, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman said: “The FDA has previously called for radical reform in the House of Commons to protect staff and change the culture of bullying and harassment. Newsnight’s report illustrates just how pervasive this behaviour is...

09 March 2018
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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
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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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