Lucy Smith was appointed Constitution Director at the Cabinet Office in September 2015.
Executive Director, Constitution Group
The Constitution Director supports the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform on their responsibilities for law and policy on elections, referendums and political party funding.
The Director leads on related aspects of the political reform agenda set out in the Coalition Programme for Government. He or she works with the devolved administrations, territorial offices and Whitehall to maintain good relations. The Director is also responsible for:
- overall devolution policy across government
- electoral administration and registration
- work to devolve power to cities
- oversight of the honours system
- the Privy Council Office