Plain speaking delivers better policy proposals, says top British bureaucrat

Jasper Lindell
Updated June 23 2019 - 11:35pm, first published June 21 2019 - 12:00am

Public servants should have clear, plain-language tests when developing policy to focus attention on intended outcomes in the real world rather than convoluted strategies or frameworks, according to a top British public servant.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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