Director of Policy and Communications (2018 - 2021)
Will was Director of Policy and Communications at Policy Exchange. A journalist by background, he was previously Managing Editor of The Spectator, Britain’s leading political weekly magazine, for which he still writes. Will served as Michael Gove’s speech writer at the Ministry of Justice and for six years previously worked and wrote for The Telegraph. He focuses especially on Policy Exchange’s work on Prosperity and Place.
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What do we want from the next Prime Minister on Social Care?
This research paper explores the nature and extent of the serious and urgent problems affecting the provision of social care in the UK.
Levelling Up – the vast policy idea driving the whole Government’s agenda – was one area where some clarity emerged during the Conservative Party Conference, particularly during the Prime Minister’s speech and at two fringe events hosted by Policy Exchange – one with Michael Gove, the new Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities; and another with Neil O’Brien, who is a new minister in the rebranded department, […]
Nimbys get a bad press. They live in attractive houses in expensive areas but want to deny that chance to others. They are a powerful lobby motivated by selfishness who often behave badly – check out the recent viral video of a local woman hurling abuse, and a chair, at Camden Councillors when a planning decision didn’t go her way. They have climbed up the housing ladder and grown rich […]