David Laws

David Laws

Executive Chairman, Education Policy Institute

David joined the EPI as Executive Chairman in September 2015.
Between 2010 and 2015, David served in the Coalition Government as Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Schools Minister, and Cabinet Office Minister. Whilst Schools Minister he was responsible for policy areas including all capital and revenue funding, the Pupil Premium, accountability and policy on teachers and leadership.
David was Member of Parliament for Yeovil from 2001 until 2015.
David graduated from King’s College, Cambridge, with a double first class honours degree in economics and worked at J.P. Morgan and Barclays de Zoete Wedd.

Keynote address : Influencing Policy, David Laws

County Hall Suite

Join Laura McInerney, editor of Schools Week and the former Schools Minister, David Laws for a discussion about how the education community can help to inform policy.

Keynote sessions