Press release

Adviser appointed

Lord Young appointed as adviser on enterprise

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Lord David Young, Baron Young of Graffham has been appointed as an adviser to the Prime Minister on enterprise.


Lord Young will work on reducing the burden on business from health and safety regulations, working across departments on the implementation of his recommendations.

He will conclude his report on removing barriers to growth for small and medium sized enterprises, and ensure the government is doing all that it can to promote and boost enterprise.

Lord Young brings his wealth of experience in business and Government to the role, and will help the Government meet its commitment to make this country one of the best in the world to start, run and grow a small business.

The role is unpaid.

Published 25 October 2011