Julia Slay

Senior Researcher and Programme Manager, Social Policy

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Team: Social Policy

Julia has worked at NEF since October 2009, and is a Senior Researcher and the programme manager for the Social Policy team. Julia has written extensively on public sector reform and innovation, the impact of austerity, commissioning and how local areas can tackle poverty and inequality.

Her current work includes a project with the Cabinet Office on how to strategically embed social action, acting as co-chair of a Fairness Commission, and piloting a new project called the School for Local Government Innovators, which puts new economics into practice at a local level.

Blog post // February 10, 2016

People, not medicine, will save the NHS

NEF part of major new project to explore social movements in health More

Blog post // February 6, 2016

National Libraries Day: why our libraries matter

A cost-effective space for communities to learn, connect, and more More

Blog post // December 12, 2015

What next for local government?

NEF is supporting local leaders to put new ideas into practice More