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Julia Goldsworthy, Chair of CIPFA’s Brexit Advisory Commission for Public Services, commented on Michael Gove’s statement on working with everyone during Brexit negotiations:
“It is welcome news that the new Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, has claimed that the government will ‘work with everyone’ to achieve an effective Brexit deal. However, it is critical that ‘everyone’ should include public services for the sake of the people who rely on them.
“The Brexit Advisory Commission for Public Services stands ready to support the government in understanding the risks and opportunities of Brexit for the sector during the negotiation process.”
More information on the Brexit Commission:
The Brexit Commission is comprised of public sector leaders, experts and economists.
Former MP and Treasury Special Advisor in the Coalition, Julia Goldsworthy, who is now leading PwC’s market engagement with the devolution agenda, chairs the Commission.
Vicky Pryce, Economist, CEBR
Paul Johnson, Director, IFS
Niall Dickson, CEO, NHS Confederation
Andrew Carter, Deputy Director, Centre for Cities
Anna Randle, Head of Public Services, Collaborate CIC
Cllr Claire Kober, Chair, London Councils
Professor David Bell, Professor of Economics, University of Stirling
Gill Payne, Director of Policy and External Affairs, The National Housing Federation
Julian McCrae, Deputy Director, IFG
Kate Kennally, CEO, Cornwall Council
Warwick Lightfoot, Director of Research, Policy Exchange
More information on the Brexit Commission is available on CIPFA’s website: http://www.cipfa.org/about-cipfa/press-office/latest-press-releases/cipfa-to-launch-independent-brexit-advisory-commission-to-safeguard-and-boost-the-sustainability-of-public-services