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The scrapping of the cut-off date for historical complaints is an important first step. However, the House still needs a fully independent complaints process, says General Secretary Dave Penman.

17 July 2019
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“The decision on historical cases is, however, only one of the two key recommendations made in the Dame Laura Cox report," states FDA General Secretary Dave Penman.

17 July 2019
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“Sir Kim Darroch has been placed in an impossible situation, firstly by the leaking of confidential communiques and then by the failure of Boris Johnson and his supporters to provide unequivocal support," stated General Secretary Dave Penman.

10 July 2019
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The FDA-commissioned report features essays from individuals across the political spectrum.

10 July 2019
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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 FDA's third centenary event celebrated its Welsh members at the Senedd.

04 July 2019
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has condemned the civil service pay remit guidance, which limits pay rises to just 2%.

14 June 2019
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Responding to the Cabinet Office's pay remit guidance, the FDA General Secretary argued "long-term uncompetitive pay levels only threaten the government’s ability to deliver Brexit and essential public services."

13 June 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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FDA members at this year’s Annual Delegate Conference (ADC) sent a clear message to those who seek to undermine the civil service for their own political agenda: stop attacking civil servants.

10 May 2019
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"I hope this letter marks a change of approach from the Prime Minister and that the civil servants she has heaped praise on today can rely on her to defend them in the future," says General Secretary Dave Penman.

15 April 2019
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General Secretary Dave Penman praised Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill's defence of civil servants, and stated that Theresa May should follow suit.

02 April 2019
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The FDA General Secretary said Northern Irish "civil servants, who have been left without political direction for more than two years now, could not and should not be expected to take decisions with such profound economic and security implications."

26 March 2019
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As the Northern Ireland Budget is pushed through Westminster, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman warns that over two years without a functioning executive has left the Northern Ireland Civil Service to “operate within an ambiguous framework”.

06 March 2019 | By Dave Penman
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General Secretary Dave Penman warns against a "race to the bottom" in public sector pay.

01 March 2019
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The FDA General Secretary describes an independent civil service as "vital for the health of democracy" in his column for New Statesman's The Staggers blog.

13 February 2019 | By Dave Penman
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The FDA General Secretary rebuffs political attacks on civil servants.

13 February 2019
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The General Secretary writes about a hundred years of FDA achievements.

08 February 2019
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman responds to ERG Vice Chairman Mark Francois's attack on civil servants.

23 January 2019 | By Dave Penman
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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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