Head of Demography, Immigration & Integration
David Goodhart is Head of Policy Exchange’s Demography, Immigration, and Integration Unit, and Director of the Integration Hub website. He is a former Director of Demos, and former Editor of Prospect magazine, which he founded in 1995. David is a prominent figure in public debate in the UK, as a well-known broadcaster, author, commentator, and journalist. He has presented several BBC Radio 4 Analysis programmes. Before Prospect, he was a correspondent for the Financial Times, including a stint in Germany during the unification period. In 2013, he published The British Dream, a book about post-war multiculturalism, national identity, and immigration. It was runner up for the Orwell Book Prize in 2014. In 2017 he published The Road to Somewhere: The new tribes shaping British politics, about the value divides in western societies, which was a Sunday Times best-seller.
Related Posts & Publications
Sir Trevor Phillips: A well deserved Knighthood for a journalist willing to challenge old & new establishments
by David Goodhart | Jan 7, 2022Related Content My first encounter with Trevor Phillips was not a pleasant one. He was publicly attacking me as a “nice, genteel, racist” in response to an essay ‘Too Diverse?’ I had written in Prospect magazine (which I then edited) about the tension between...
by David Goodhart | Jun 23, 2021Related Content If you were at school in Barnsley in the 1970s, you would have had a sense of sitting on top of one of the most important coalfields in Europe, and one that was helping to power your country. If you were a boy who was not academically gifted, you...
by David Goodhart | Nov 5, 2020Related Content Delivering Britain’s higher level skills Edward Peck argues that most of the renewed investment in technical skills should be delivered by universities and especially new universities like his own, Nottingham Trent. He makes an imaginative pitch for a...
by David Goodhart | Jun 7, 2020Related Content Essays on technical training, lifelong learning and apprenticeships Vocational education and training, especially for those not heading to university, has been one of the biggest public policy failures of the last 25 years. The Covid-19 economic...
- Crime and Justice
- Demography, Immigration and Integration
- Economics and Social Policy
- Environment and Energy
- Foreign Policy and Security
- Government and Politics
- Health and Social Care
- Housing and Urban Regeneration
- Industrial Strategy
- International Trade
- Security and Extremism
RT @jthalassites Just as @RBKC have said, new @Policy_Exchange report recommends a ‘London levy’ on PSPO fines - so that @londoncouncils boroughs, such as @CityWestminster and @WbrAssociation, can roll out acoustic cameras to tackle noise pollution. policyexchange.org.u… pic.twitter.com/I6zA…
RT @CGG_Mac Wrote a thing about the Government's new Way to Work policy. It is probably a timely intervention, but the key takeaway is that I do not envy the Government when it comes to labour market policy right now. policyexchange.org.u…
RT @benjaminbarnard As Londoners leave for the suburbs and the countryside, do they take their politics with them? What will be the effect of internal migration for the so-called "Blue Wall"? That is the BIG question for politics in the 2020s and 2030s. pic.twitter.com/7fm6…
RT @technopopulist I wrote for @Policy_Exchange about the importance of cities as biological reservoirs and venues for ecological repair. Trees have the power to transform urban life by enticing residents to spend more time outside. policyexchange.org.u…