Our aim is to provide robust and independent analysis through applying economic principles to the wide range of policy issues in this sector. Our experience to date has covered both adult and children’s health and social services, as well as the interface between health and social care services.
Our economic consultants have advised on local authority charges for social care services; on the provision of respite services for adults and children across both the health and social care sectors; and on the allowance and fee payments made to foster carers.
We have also developed a strong track record in bringing the views of service users and their carers to the forefront of our analysis, making use London Economics’ strengths in quantitative analysis, combined with qualitative approaches including:
We have worked on a large number of varied projects across health and social care, including:
Head of the team
Our Health and Social Care team is led by Siôn Jones, who is a Partner at London Economics. Siôn has wide experience of advising both on public policy in the UK and elsewhere in Europe. Siôn also sits on the All Wales Programme Monitoring Committee for the EU structural funds 2007-13 and is a member the Welsh European Funding Office’s Evaluation Advisory Group.
Prior to joining London Economics, Siôn was an economic advisor at HM Treasury in the UK, an advisor in the water team of another leading economics consultancy, and he led work on telecom pricing and competition issues at the Commission for Communications Regulation in Ireland. He has spent periods on secondment at the European Commission and at a water company in the UK.
Siôn has a M.Sc. in Economics and a B.Sc. in Accounting & Economics, both from the University of Southampton in the UK.
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