I am a public policy and political researcher, with a particular interest in localism and democracy.  Currently I am a scrutiny manager for the London Assembly, the body elected to scrutinise the Mayor of London.

I am also a Research Associate for Democratic Audit, based at the Public Policy Group at the London School of Economics. I was a researcher and managing editor at Democratic Audit in 2013-14.

My previous experience includes roles at JMC Partners, London Councils, Alzheimer’s Society, the New Local Government Network, Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion and with Ann Coffey MP.  I once stood for election to Stockport Council.

This websites collates my articles for various publications, sharing research findings, commentary and reviews.

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