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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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Marking a year since Dame Laura Cox published her report into the Bullying and Harassment of House of Commons staff, FDA General Secretary Dave Penman calls for all candidates to be Speaker to “confront the vested interests that created the problem in the first place".

15 October 2019
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"Fast Stream pay is not an adjunct or optional extra. Our members are civil servants and should be treated fairly."

23 September 2019 | By FDA Fast Stream Section
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FDA General Secretary Dave Penman has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to confirm no civil servant will be asked to “breach their obligation under the civil service code”.

12 September 2019
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The department has offered staff an average consolidated pay rise of 7.5%.

05 September 2019
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FDA Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby has written to Rupert McNeil – the Government Chief People Officer – to ask a new pension policy be extended to senior civil servants.

27 August 2019
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Responding to Sajid Javid's recent letter to Sir Jon Thompson, ARC reminds the new Chancellor that departmental civil servants have " been putting a number of options forward for Brexit planning over the past three years."

02 August 2019
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The FDA General Secretary also reminded Boris Johnson that he will be accountable for “any failure of any policy”.

26 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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