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General Secretary Dave Penman has responded to decision of the courts to grant a full hearing.

27 April 2021
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General Secretary Dave Penman has responded to press reports regarding the costs of support for civil service witnesses to the Salmond inquiry.

18 January 2021
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The FDA has welcomed the decision by Ofsted to move to remote inspections until after the February half term.

12 January 2021
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95% voted to support the action and to progress the FDA’s long-running ‘Equal value, equal worth’ campaign for pay parity between COPFS and equivalent roles in the Scottish Government.

23 December 2020
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The FDA has branded the government’s decision to scrap unconscious bias training for civil servants as “absolutely illogical” and has criticised ministers for making the announcement without producing any proposals for what will replace it.

18 December 2020
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The FDA has launched a legal challenge against the imposition by the government of a £95,000 cap on public sector exit payments. The union is seeking, via a Judicial Review, to challenge the government’s 2020 regulations restricting exit payments.

08 December 2020
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The FDA has launched an indicative ballot of members working in the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service on possible industrial action over pay.

03 December 2020
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FDA calls for “an independent and transparent process where bullying and harassment allegations against ministers can be dealt with effectively, free from political interference.”

24 November 2020
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The FDA has requested a meeting with the Secretary State at Defra after members rejected the department's pay offer.

12 October 2020
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman calls for urgent decision on investigation into bullying allegations against the Home Secretary.

06 October 2020
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has described it as “extraordinary” and “astonishing” that the First and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland have failed to appoint a new head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service.

24 September 2020
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has responded angrily to an article in the Daily Mail, which refers to “workshy” civil servants who are “wrecking the economy” by not returning to their places of work.

05 August 2020
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The FDA has responded to the government’s decision on pay for the Senior Civil Service (SCS), and the publication of the Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB) Annual Report.

23 July 2020
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The FDA has written to the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett, to raise serious concerns about the approach taken by some members of the judiciary to applications from prosecutors to appear in court remotely.

14 July 2020
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Responding to plans to overhaul government communications, with all departmental teams moving under a new “single employer model”, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has warned the reforms are “clearly all about control” from No. 10.

14 July 2020
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Following the announcement of Sir Mark Sedwill’s departure, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has labelled the repeated anonymous briefings against the Cabinet Secretary as a “self-defeating and corrosive tactic”.

30 June 2020
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has announced the commencement of legal action from former Home Office Permanent Secretary Sir Philip Rutnam.

21 April 2020
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman cautions the Prime Minister against an ill-informed overhaul of the civil service.

16 December 2019
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The ARC's recent pay survey clearly demonstrates problems within the department, with 54% of respondents having "seriously considered looking for a new job" in the past year to leave HMRC.

25 October 2019
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At his fourth party conference of the season, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman spoke about the need for civil service impartiality with Deputy First Minister John Swinney, Territorial Politics professor Nicola McEwen and columnist Kenny Farquharson.

16 October 2019
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