Sir Stephen Laws
Senior Fellow, Judicial Power Project
Sir Stephen Laws KCB QC (Hon) is a Senior Research Fellow on Policy Exchange’s Judicial Power Project. He was First Parliamentary Counsel from 2006-12. As such, he was the Permanent Secretary in the Cabinet Office responsible for the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel (an office in which he had served as a legislative drafter since 1976), for the offices of the Government Business Managers in both Houses and for constitutional advice to the centre of Government. After he retired in 2012, he was a member of the McKay Commission on the consequences of devolution for the House of Commons and subsequently a member of the advisory panel for Lord Strathclyde’s review of secondary legislation and the primacy of the House of Commons. He writes on constitutional and legal matters He is a Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, an Honorary Senior Research Associate at University College London and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Kent Law School.
RT @IPPR 🚨 NEW - IPPR and @Policy_Exchange jointly call for a cross-party social care solution based on the principal that it should be free at the point of use New POLLING reveals growing cross-party support for reforms and funding for social care (Thread👇) ippr.org/blog/ippr-p…
RT @rcsloggett COVID 19 must lead to a change in how we fund and reform #socialcare. That is why @Policy_Exchange and @IPPR with the support of @IndependentAge have come together to show cross party consensus is possible and must be acted upon. Our piece in @Telegraph: bit.ly/2Zu1IA6
NEW: Care after Coronavirus: An Emerging Consensus Policy Exchange and @IPPR call for a cross-party social care solution arguing that care should be free at the point of use Polling suggests growing support for reforms in funding social care policyexchange.org.u…