Matthew Oakley

Head of Economics & Social Policy, 2011-2013


Matthew now works at Which?, heading up their economic analysis unit. Matthew was Policy Exchange’s Head of Economics & Social Policy from 2011 to 2013, focusing on welfare reform, growth and the UK economy, public sector reform and financial policy. His recent publications include an assessment of the public sector pay premium across the wage distribution; reports outlining the next steps for tackling unemployment and benefit dependency; and a report outlining areas where Government must focus to boost growth in the long-term.

Matthew Oakley

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Foster Care Reforms Needed Alongside Focus On Adoption

Foster Care Reforms Needed Alongside Focus On Adoption

The last few weeks have seen a renewed focus from the Government on the system of care for children in England and Wales and, specifically, an attempt to fundamentally reform the adoption system. The Queen’s Speech outlined elements of the Children and Families...