Richard Marsh is a consultant, specialising in policy and public affairs and a writer. Richard has spent his career observing British politics, alternating between professional detachment and personal amusement. A former political adviser to ministers in three different government departments, and occasional speechwriter for two different prime ministers, he has spent most of the last ten years working in and around the world of healthcare policy and politics.
Richard blogs occasionally at Organised Hypocrisy and at Healthy Scepticism and has also been published on other sites, including the Spectator Coffee House. His account of the Marsh Meander, the walk he is undertaking between Land's End and John O'Groats with his wife and two young children is also online. You can also follow Richard @HampsteadOwl
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