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Adam Lent: Dear James – my six pieces of advice to Brokenshire

Adam Lent: Dear James – my six pieces of advice to Brokenshire

Dear James, welcome to the strangest job in Whitehall. You are now leading a sector consumed by four big issues for which your department holds limited responsibility at best: economic growth, adult social care, children’s services and funding. It’s got to be pretty bemusing. So, before you get stuck in, here’s some advice very humbly submitted by this observer of your predecessors.

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