Using evidence for policy

Estelle Morris looks at the issues that affect the use of evidence in education policy

ONE OF THE QUESTIONS I’ve often been asked since I stepped down from being a minister is whether government uses evidence to inform its decisions. In fact, the question is more likely to be put the other way around – why don’t politicians look at the evidence before they make decisions!

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May 2009