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 focused especially on Policy Exchange’s work on Prosperity and Place.
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by Will Heaven | Sep 17, 2021Related Content 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...
by Will Heaven | Sep 5, 2019Related Content IPSO’s Guidance for Reporting on Islam and Muslims In late 2018, the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) announced that it had created “an informal working group” to help draft guidance for journalists on how to report on issues connected...
by Will Heaven | Jun 23, 2019Related Content A policy proposal that would help to address the serious and urgent problems affecting the provision of social care in the UK The next government should: 1. Complete the welfare state by covering the costs of complex long-term social care, so that no...
by Will Heaven | May 21, 2019Related Content What’s wrong with social care and how we can fix it This research paper explores the nature and extent of the serious and urgent problems affecting the provision of social care in the UK. It identifies how these problems have evolved from the...
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