Charlotte Lawson

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Charlotte Lawson

Charlotte Lawson is a special adviser to prime minister Theresa May and chief of government relations with the 'third sector', appointed in October 2016. In this role, her responsibilities include developing the government's relations with charity and voluntary groups. [1]

As of December 2016, her annual salary is £72,000. [2]


Prior to her appointment in Number 10, Lawson worked for close to four years in the think tank Centre for Social Justice, set up by Iain Duncan Smith, as a strategic partnerships director.

Before that, she had an extensive career working for the food industry as a services director, with twelve years experience working for Food for Britain, and then four years with the Food and Drink Federation. [3]


  1. Andy Ricketts, New Downing Street special adviser once worked for Gina Miller, Third Sector, 4 October 2016, accessed 13 January 2017.
  2. List of special advisers in post as at 21st December 2016,, accessed 12 January.
  3. Charlotte Lawson], LinkedIn, accessed 13 January 2017.