The Scotland Office's Colin Faulkner spent election purdah helping fellow civil servants prepare for a new government. He believes we can make more use of our accumulated expertise to learn from each other.
Colin is a constitutional policy official in the Scotland Office. He joined the Civil Service in 2002, from the University of Edinburgh, where he was a tutor.
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