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We must have a learning culture within politics

15 July 2020

Professor Geoff Mulgan (UCL STEaPP) discusses how politics is unique in that newly-elected officials are assumed to be instant experts on topics, contrasting this with the situation in China where new governors spend time each year learning how to carry out their roles.

Listen: BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Political School’ (from 5 mins 9 secs)