PM appoint female policy adviser

The Government has appointed its first female policy adviser to advise the prime minister on how his policies will affect women.

The Government has appointed its first female policy adviser to advise the prime minister on how his policies will affect women.

Laura Trott, currently chief of staff to the Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude, will take up her post in the spring. Her appointment follows concerns about how the public sector cuts are affecting women in terms of job losses and as primary users of public services.

Trott’s role will include looking at policy ideas as they are formulated, assessing how they will impact on women and suggesting amendments.





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