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The politics of policymaking with Dame Helen Ghosh
Episode 62nd June 2020 • Oxford Policy Pod • Students at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University
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On this episode of A Look at the Issues engages with Dame Helen Ghosh who is currently Master of Balliol College, Oxford, former Permanent Secretary at the UK’s Departments for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, and the Home Office about how government’s respond to and design policy. Dame Helen reflects on her time as a senior civil servant and offers insights into how to manage a crisis similar to what we are facing.

Also joining to discuss the politics of policymaking in their countries, are two public policy students at the Blavatnik School of Government. Felipe Saavedra from Colombia, and Toby Parker from the UK highlight some of the considerations that go into policy design, and also share insights into some of the challenges that policymakers face.