Posts by Gerry Mitchell
Dr Gerry Mitchell is a social researcher, writer and political activist. With degrees from Cambridge and LSE, she was a PhD Associate at LSE's Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion and a Research Officer in its Department of Social Policy. Gerry’s research has focused on inequality (she was a contributor to and editor of the FEPS-TASC's report Inequality and the top 10% in Europe); the delivery of welfare to work and working tax credit programmes and the impact on those using them. Her policy experience includes working with Compass; the Houses of Parliament; the New South Wales Government Department of Training and Education and in frontline roles with disabled and long-term unemployed people; children in mainstream and special needs settings and in the NHS. Gerry is an active member of the Labour Party and stood as Parliamentary Candidate for Woking, Surrey in the 2019 General Election.
Gerry Mitchell 17/10/2023
Source: @Vuelio The narrow constraints that the Labour party has set itself were present at every fringe event at this year’s conference and the effect, like the hot rooms we sat in, was stifling. In hushed tones, attendees spoke of the disciplined political messaging. They reassured each other that what was presented was surely the …
Kirsty Doyle is a Researcher at TASC, working in the area of health inequalities. She is …
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Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He was a …