Peter left the civil service in 2008,
having worked on a wide range of economic issues over 30 years, largely at the
DTI. He has led for the Unit on a consultancy project on FOI for the
Information Commissioner’s Office role; and on a research
project for Parliament and the Cabinet office on the effectiveness of select
committees holding pre-appointment hearings for major public appointments. Peter was also heavily involved in the Coalition Government project, and is currently part of the team looking at Special Advisers.
Peter Waller and Mark Chalmers An Evaluation of Pre-Appointment Scrutiny Hearings (2010)