Who is The Family Commission?

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A GrahamRichard Reeves

Director, Demos

Richard Reeves is Director of the think-tank Demos. His principal areas of interest are the economics and politics of wellbeing; trends in British politics; and the future of the workplace. His latest book is John Stuart Mill – Victorian Firebrand, a biography of the British liberal philosopher and politician. Richard is also an essayist for the New Statesman magazine and editor-at-large and columnist for Management Today, for which he writes a monthly column. He is also a regular contributor to The Guardian, Observer and Prospect magazine, as well as a range of national radio and television programmes. In 2005, he was a presenter of the four-part BBC2 series, Making Slough Happy. Richard is a former Director of Futures at The Work Foundation, Society Editor of The Observer, principal policy adviser to the Minister for Welfare Reform, Economics Correspondent and Washington Correspondent of The Guardian, research fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research, one of the UK’s premier think-tanks, and a postgraduate researcher at the University of London.

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