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Kayte Lawton

Kayte Lawton

Senior Research Fellow

Phone: +44 (0)20 7470 6169
Twitter: @IPPR_KayteL

Areas of expertise:

  • Welfare and benefit reform
  • Poverty and inequality, including child poverty
  • Unemployment and worklessness
  • Skills policy
  • Low pay, job quality and in-work poverty
  • Pay and pay inequality

Kayte is an experienced media commentator, with recent appearances on Sky News and BBC News 24, as well as a number of local radio appearances. She is also a skilled conference speaker and has recently delivered presentations at a Westminster Forum event, a national conference on employment and skills, and a TUC conference on poverty.

Before joining IPPR, Kayte worked as a research administrator for Liverpool John Moores University and the World Cancer Research Fund. She holds a BA in Geography and an MA in Latin American Studies, both from the University of Liverpool.



Coalition tax policy

Author(s) : Kayte Lawton

18 Sep 2011

Youth Tracker, Issue 1

Author(s) : IPPR

25 Jun 2009



Keep the living wage alive - 24 May 2013

Author(s) : Kayte Lawton

Remember ‘full employment’? - 18 Oct 2012

Author(s) : Kayte Lawton

How do we get fair pay? - 29 Nov 2011

Author(s) : Kayte Lawton