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Graeme Cooke

Graeme Cooke

Research Director

Phone: + 44 (0)20 7470 6149

Areas of expertise:

  • Centre-left political thinking and ideas
  • Shifts in political sociology
  • Welfare reform, the labour market, poverty and family policy

Graeme has debated policy and politics on BBC Breakfast, GMTV, Sky News, Channel 4 News, BBC News 24, Working Lunch and the Westminster Hour. He has published articles in the Guardian, Progress magazine and the Fabian Review, and blogged for the New Statesman, Left Foot Forward and Labour List.

Before rejoining IPPR in October 2010, Graeme Cooke was Head of the Open Left project at Demos and previously worked as Expert Adviser to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions between 2008 and 2009. Prior to that he was a Research Fellow at IPPR and has worked for the Local Government Association and 4Children. He also worked as a policy adviser to David Miliband during the Labour leadership campaign.





Different and better - 31 May 2013

Author(s) : Nick Pearce, Graeme Cooke

Labour's welfare dilemma - 16 Nov 2012

Author(s) : Graeme Cooke

What now for housing policy? - 21 Sep 2012

Author(s) : Graeme Cooke

Striking a better balance - 30 May 2012

Author(s) : Graeme Cooke