Jeff Masters

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Jeff Masters is the Commission Secretary to the Commission on 2020 Public Services.

Jeff previously worked in the Cabinet Office as policy lead on local government in the Office of the Third Sector, and as a policy adviser in HM Treasury on a range of issues from childcare and education policy to addressing worklessness and poverty in London. Prior to that he worked as a policy advocate at the Low Pay Unit and ran an employment rights advice service for low paid workers. He holds an undergraduate degree in Law from the University of Nottingham and a Master of Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government.


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Thursday, 20 January 2011
COPD: Cautiously Optimistic about Payment on Delivery
About 15% of people my age have a long term condition. A little over two years ago I developed COPD: Cautiously Optimistic about Payment on Delivery, and have been unable to rid myself of the affliction. Thus having published Better Outcomes, a report exploring the what, where and why of payment-by-outcome, I and several colleagues ... more »
Wednesday, 5 January 2011
the condition of conditionality
Interesting contrast in a couple of news stories coming from the states in the last few days. On the one hand, portents in the Guardian of a difficult 2 years for President Obama in the face of a Republican controlled Congress. On the other, a piece in the New York Times on falling inequality in ... more »
Thursday, 25 November 2010
Local Identity – the photographic evidence?
Last night I was speaking at the mining institute in Newcastle at a roundtable discussing themes from LOCAL a book my Dad and I published recently. The book is a mix of photography (based on an artist-in-residence period at Cumbria County Council), and text (an essay on local politics & identity), and the roundtable ... more »