Polly Mackenzie (@pollymackenzie )

Polly Mackenzie

Bio Chief exec of @demos, the cross party think tank bringing Britain back together. Founding director @mmhpi. Former spad to the DPM. Camberwell resident.
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Twitter Web App : Formerly serious Conservatives have been sucked into a partisan vortex in defence of the Home Secretary | Polly Mackenzie unherd.com/2020/11/how-to…

Twitter Web App : Ideological purity is a grave threat to the Tory party, says Nick Tyrone

Twitter Web App : Really pleased to return to one of Demos' big themes over the last quarter of a century: patient choice.

Medicine is a field that 100% needs experts. But it also needs to recognise that some of those experts are the patients themselves. twitter.com/Demos/status/1…

Twitter Web App : 🎙️ NEW PODCAST 🎙️

Polly Mackenzie is joined by The Cares Family CEO Alex Smith. They discuss the impact of the pandemic on loneliness, as well as the role of communities now and in the future of the nation.

Listen here 👇


Twitter Web App : 🎙️NEW🎙️ Craig Oliver joins What Were You Thinking? to discuss Referendums and Reshuffles, and what its like working in No10. It includes a surprising anecdote of David Beckham!⚽️

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Twitter Web App : 🚨NEW JOB ALERT🚨 New Local are looking for a SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER to help them build on their new identity and further increase the impact of their work - find out all the details 👇 ow.ly/imAM50Cu0Ew #commsjobs #thinktankjobs

Twitter Web App : Everyone loves dragging millennials for the Harry Potter thing, but our culture is unique in thinking gods and monsters are only for children or nerds. Now the Age of Reason is faltering and the old gods are making a comeback. Me at UnHerd unherd.com/2020/11/in-def…

Twitter Web App : Today is #InternationalDayofViolenceAgainstWomen. Women are facing online violence across the world, but it's not always recognised as such.

Gendered disinformation is a rising threat to women in public life which needs to be addressed.

Find out more 👇


Twitter Web App : The impact of Covid-19 on many people's finances means it's never been more important for people to be financially resilient.

Our practical guidance can help mayors and local authorities boost financial resilience among residents in their regions 👇


Twitter Web App : I did a podcast interview on working in public policy (out soon). Transcript runs to over 20 pages. But honestly I think this is the most important thing I said:

Twitter Web App : The public know that tax rises are on the way but, as ever, expect everyone else to pay.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak must lay out the hard choices that lie ahead.

Me and Polly Mackenzie on BBC Radio 4 Today at 0850