To mark Parliament Week, Second Parliamentary Counsel David Cook explains the crucial role of teamwork by civil servants in helping bills to and through Parliament.
David Cook is the Second Parliamentary Counsel in the Office of Parliamentary Counsel. He has been drafting government legislation for over 24 years and has experience of working on a wide variety of bill projects.
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