Ed Holmes

Senior Research Fellow for Economics & Social Policy, 2009-2013


Ed Holmes is a Senior Research Fellow in the Economics & Social Policy Unit and works on economic and social policy; primarily public spending, taxation policy, welfare reform and fiscal consolidation.Ed read History at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge concentrating on global financial regulation and management at the Judge Business School where he studied systemic risk and business economics.Prior to joining Policy Exchange, Ed worked for a public affairs company and in Parliament.

Ed Holmes

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Money for Nothing: Rules to secure the UK’s fiscal solvency

Money for Nothing: Rules to secure the UK’s fiscal solvency

Read Publication The UK will continue to have one foot hovering precariously over a fiscal abyss unless the next government draws up a strong set of rules to tackle the £1.1 trillion national debt. Money for Nothing argues that new fiscal rules should bind future...
Work Fair?

Work Fair?

Read Publication Everyone should be made to work for their benefits except mothers with young children, according to a new polling conducted for Policy Exchange. The polling found that the public supports strict conditions for the long-term unemployed. The YouGov poll...
Route2Work: Employment support for the very-hardest-to-help

Route2Work: Employment support for the very-hardest-to-help

Read Publication The Work Programme is not doing enough to help those furthest away from the labour market.Route2Work: Employment support for the very-hardest-to-help, says that paying private and voluntary providers to help people back into work is a sensible...
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