In the first of a three-part video series Sir Jeremy Heywood, Cabinet Secretary and Head of Civil Service, shares his reflections on Open Policy Making and why it matters.
He says open policy making is a state of mind, at the root: civil servants being aware that they don't have the monopoly on wisdom. So a key question to policy makers across the civil service is, what are you doing to open yourself to the best thinking outside of the civil service?
If this has piqued your interest, there are plenty of things you can do to find out more:
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