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 (Atlantic), 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 (Hurst), about the value divides in western societies, which was a Sunday Times best-seller. In 2020 he published Head Hand Heart: The Struggle for Dignity and Status in the 21st Century (Penguin).
Related Posts & Publications
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...
by David Goodhart | May 10, 2020Related Content How the Covid-19 response can help sort out Britain’s training mess The coronavirus crisis underlines the need for an education and training system that is better aligned with the economic and social needs of the UK, says David Goodhart in this...
by David Goodhart | Mar 31, 2021Related Content By David Goodhart, Head of Policy Exchange’s Demography Unit “This Commission finds that the big challenge of our age is not overt racial prejudice, it is building on and advancing the progress won by the struggles of the past 50 years. This requires...
by David Goodhart | Jul 30, 2018Read Publication Despite the Windrush scandal the UK’s border is now far more “fit for purpose” than it was 10 years ago and the numbers being added each year to the illegal population could be as low as 15,000. But as national borders are being transformed by new...
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