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Lord James O’Shaughnessy


A Member of the House of Lords since 2015, Lord James O’Shaughnessy most recently served as Parliamentary Under Secretary for Health. He also served as No.10 Director of Policy to David Cameron, authoring the Conservative Manifesto, and led the development and implementation of the Programme for Government. James was also involved in education reform, where he is regarded as one of the originators of the Conservative Government’s free school programme. He has set up a number of organisations – Floreat, the International Positive Education Network, Edspace.