Add your support to this joint statement on the value of innovative public design from people in the Policy Design Community, Policy Profession, Operational Delivery Profession, and Digital, Data and Technology Profession (User Research and Service Design).
Kate Bruckshaw and Chris Beardsell from DWP write about the challenges of making policy design teams work well.
Read about the next cross-government community event on multidisciplinary policy design on 21st October 2021.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government is recruiting a new Head of User Centred Policy Design. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the way on public design in one of the UK government's most important departments.
Principal Policy Designer, Andrew Knight, reports what policymakers and the evidence base says about inclusive citizen centred design.
Read this post by government serice designer Dr Helena Trippe that sets out an exciting vision for how policy could be made in the future.
Principal Policy Designer, Andrew Knight, writes about what policymakers and the evidence base says about how designing policy with evidence can increase public value.
Principal Policy Designer, Andrew Knight, reports what policymakers say about how public policies and services could be better commissioned.
Kate Josephs, Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council, writes about how senior leaders might commission policy work in a way that drives better policy results.
Department for Education have advertised an important new job role within the UK government's policy design community.
Alice Whitehead, who leads a policy design team, writes about how the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have taken a systems thinking approach to policy design.