FDA general secretary Dave Penman appeared on BBC Parliament's Week in Parliament programme on Friday evening. He took part in a panel discussion with two MPs from the Public Accounts Committee, about the accountability of ministers and civil servants when making procurement decisions.
The discussion can be viewed at:http://news.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/hi/bbc_parliament/newsid_9762000/9762309.stm
Penman is also quoted on the front page of the latest issue of Civil Service World, on the subject of publishing permanent secretaries' objectives online.Civil Service Worldhttp://network.civilservicelive.com/news/csw/read/706719/exclusive-penman-attacks-nave-plan-to-publish-permanent-secretary-objectives
Lib Dems 'used as pawns in Civil Service mutiny'The Timeswww.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article3575287.ece
The austerity debate: time to think much bigger The Guardianwww.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/oct/21/austerity-debate-editorial?newsfeed=true
21 OctoberOver a quarter of MPs claim for first class travelThe Independentwww.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/over-a-quarter-of-mps-claim-for-firstclass-rail-travel-8219616.html
Anti-austerity march takes placewww.bbc.co.uk/newswww.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20007496