Georgia Gould

Inspired a generation

Georgia Gould  |  10 July 2017

Both Jeremy Corbyn’s personal style and policies spoke to young people and turned them out to vote. Georgia Gould looks at what happened when a section of society wanted to make themselves heard The week after the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, I stood in Parliament Square talking to a …

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Misunderstanding young Britain threatens our future

Janet Royall  |  10 March 2015

Anybody who cares about the future of our country, whether an entrepreneur, or involved in civil society or politics, should read this well-written, well-researched book. Indeed, it is a wake-up call for politicians both national and local that should be prescribed reading. Young, wise, passionate, brimming with ideas, Georgia Gould has interviewed thousands of young people, identifying …

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Future first

Hopi Sen  |  23 July 2014

Elections are always about the future. Tony Blair emphasised this point in his Philip Gould Lecture, perhaps because it was a reminder of Gould’s own relentlessly forward-looking politics. Yet an accounting is needed too. Because for the Labour party, Blair is now in the past, and the adulation and loathing he provokes in different wings …

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Philip Gould Lecture 2014: opening remarks

Georgia Gould  |  21 July 2014

Good morning. It is wonderful to be here today. I can’t tell you how much my dad would have loved this. Some of you may be aware that in his final months my dad became very fond of planning every detail of what can only be described as his post-death legacy campaign. And these plans …

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