Tom Burgess

Tom Burgess

Tom is the Executive Director of Progressive Policy Unit and author of the 2016 book: From Here To Prosperity, a practical policy agenda for a sustainable economy and greater social justice.

He is technical adviser to Tax Justice UK, a director of Taxpayers against Poverty and on the National Steering Group for Compassion in Politics. He is founder of The Real Agenda Network of podcasts for political change. 

Tom had a successful entrepreneurial career in media and communications; his last role was as CEO of an international public relations firm.

Having once been a full-time student leader, he has stood for public office, edited a national political newspaper, been on the national organising committee of a political movement both in UK and USA where he was also a volunteer on the Bernie 2016 campaign.

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“You have no rights. This is not your country.”

3rd July 2018 1 Comment

When shall we overcome?

21st June 2018 No Comments

Can we create a fair UK tax system?

14th June 2018 1 Comment