Head of Technology Policy, 2013-15
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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…