x

Join our Mailing List

Subscribe to our mailing list to receive regular email updates of ResPublica's work, upcoming events and recent blogs from the Disraeli Room.

Our People

Our People

Edward Douglas

Policy and Projects Manager

Edward manages ResPublica’s housing programme. He has written extensively on housing, planning and regeneration. He also works on employment, skills, enterprise and finance policy. He is the author of Great Estates on regeneration, and co-author of Going to Scale on housing supply, and Make or Break on economic rebalancing and export support.

Edward’s work has featured in a range of publications, including The Guardian, The Times, City AM and Inside Housing. He has written for a range of publications including Conservative Home, The Guardian, CityMetric and The Municipal Journal, and appeared on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio London, and Share Radio.

Prior to joining ResPublica in 2015, he spent 3 years working as a researcher in Parliament, and he holds a Masters in Political Theory from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Politics from Queen Mary, University of London.

Industrial Strategy: A positive start but more must be done

The Government revealed their industrial strategy this week, with three main aims: Build on our strengths and extend excellence into the future; Close the gap...

Who can give the modern Cathy a home?

It’s 50 years since Ken Loach’s groundbreaking film, Cathy Come Home, documented the inhuman effects of homelessness. Without a home, as his heartbreaking film shows,...

We need a manufacturing resurgence more than ever. How can we bring it about?

There’s been a familiar narrative emerging since Thursday’s vote – this was the left behind white working class getting one over the London-centric political and...

The economic impacts of a Brexit would make us more, not less, reliant on other countries

Yesterday’s letter from Ford to its employees was the latest chapter in the economic debate on Britain’s EU membership, which has largely focused on the...

Mutuals and Co-ops Can Be The Very Best Option!

The Quest for John Lewis Quality Public Services for Wales Wales has often been characterised by a radical political tradition that exists to promote a...

Book Review: ‘Taking Power Back: Putting people in charge of politics’ by Simon Parker

Nearly a year before the 2015 General Election, the Chancellor George Osborne announced that the country needed a ‘Northern Powerhouse’: an attempt to bring together...

Remain: The truly patriotic choice

In its latest volley of relentless negativity, the Remain campaign has targeted the grim outlook for UK trade were we to leave the EU. Last...

Becoming ‘the best place in the world’ for dementia treatment

This blog was originally published by Age UK   The Prime Minister wants the UK to be ‘the best place in the world to undertake research...

Beyond the Economic: The true value of Europe

Arguments against Britain leaving the EU have focused on economic cost-benefit-analyses and arguments from national self-interest. This does a disservice to an organisation which,...