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Alex Fox

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Alex Fox is CEO of Shared Lives Plus, the UK network for small community services for older and disabled people. Shared Lives Plus represents Shared Lives carers and schemes and works with Community Catalysts to support social care micro-enterprises. It is also the network for Homeshare schemes. Alex sits on the National Programme Board for Think Local, Act Personal, the sector-led programme for transforming care and support. He co-led on prevention for the social care White Paper engagement process ‘Caring for Our Future‘ and in 2012 was one of NESTA and The Observer’s Britain’s New Radicals.

Alex was Director of Policy and Communications for The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and he still sits on the Standing Commission on Carers. Alex is a visiting lecturer at Nottingham University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He blogs at alexfoxblog.wordpress.com, @AlexatNAAPS and www.socialcareworker.co. He enjoys rock climbing and writing.

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What are the Implications of proroguing Parliament?

During his campaign, Boris Johnson made it very clear that when it comes to proroguing Parliament, he is “not going to take anything off the...

ResPublica’s submission to CMA

Download the full text of the submission On 3rd July 2019, the CMA launched a market study into online platforms and the digital advertising market...

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Productive Places | WSP and ResPublica

On Wednesday 31st October ResPublica and WSP hosted a panel discussion in Parliament to launch WSP’s Productive Places paper and debate its findings. The report...

ResPublica’s Response to the Autumn Budget 2018

The 2018 Budget delivered by Philip Hammond was the first since 1962 to be delivered on a day other than a Wednesday, and was moved...

ResPublica Response to changes to the National Planning Policy Framework

The Government’s housing announcements on the 5th March were the first substantial change to the planning system since the Coalition reforms six years ago. The...

Food poverty: Time to lift the veil?

A century on from Charles Booth’s famous Poverty Map of London, accurate information on poverty has never been more important. So the findings of...

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ResPublica’s Response to the Industrial Strategy White Paper

Following the creation of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in July 2016 and firing the starting gun for a string of sector...

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ResPublica’s Response to the Autumn Budget 2017

The second Budget of 2017 delivered by Philip Hammond following the abolition of the Autumn Statement, was widely trailed as a tight political tightrope for...

Child Protection in the Digital Age

I was delighted when the Government introduced its Digital Economy Bill in the last session which gave effect to the 2015 General Election manifesto commitment...