Rachel is the associate director for work and the welfare state at IPPR, where she leads the institute’s research across employment, health and care, education, and social security.
Rachel previously worked as a senior research fellow at IPPR Scotland, where she developed the institute’s work rethinking social security, work, and public services.
State of the North 2024: Charting the course for a decade of renewalThe North’s communities are ambitious for a better future, but face systemic and pronounced inequalities. Gaps in power, wealth, opportunity, and health result in shorter, sicker, less fulfilling lives.
No home left behind: Funding a just transition to clean heat in ScotlandHow can we ensure that investment in clean heating in Scottish homes drives a just transition, sharing costs and benefits fairly?
The asylum backlog: Job done?This blog post sets out how the department must now grapple with a new set of backlog challenges.