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Coote, Anna free

Coote, Anna free

Born 1 April 1947; d of Capt. J. O. Coote and Sylvia Coote; one d

policy analyst and writer; Principal Fellow, New Economics Foundation, since 2016 (Head of Social Policy, 2008–16)


Edinburgh Univ. (MA)


Feature Writer, Observer, 1968–72; Dep. Editor, New Statesman, 1978–82; Editor, Diverse Reports, Channel 4, 1982–86; Res. Fellow, IPPR, 1989–91; Sen. Lectr, Goldsmiths’ Coll., London Univ., 1991–93; Dep. Dir, IPPR, 1993–98; Dir of Health Policy, King’s Fund, 1998–2005; Hd of Patient and Public Involvement, Healthcare Commn, 2005–08. Mem., London Health Commn, 2000–05; Comr for Health, UK Sustainable Develt Commn, 2000–09. Trustee, Help the Aged, 2001–06. Hon. DLitt Bath, 1999


include: (jtly) Civil Liberty: the NCCL guide, 1972; (jtly) Women’s Rights: a practical guide, 1974; (jtly) Sweet Freedom, 1987; (jtly) Power and Prejudice, 1990; (ed) The Welfare of Citizens, 1992; New Gender Agenda, 2000; (ed) Time on Our Side, 2013; (jtly) The Case for Universal Basic Services, 2020; (jtly) The Case for a Four Day Week, 2020


cycling, tennis, walking, cinema, theatre