My research focuses on the political and economic history of modern Britain. I am particularly interested in the alleged transition from social democracy to neoliberalism in the final third of the twentieth century.
The City of London and Social Democracy: the political economy of finance in Britain, 1959–1979 (Oxford University Press: 2017)
The Neoliberal Age? Britain since the 1970s (UCL Press, 2021) [edited with Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite & Ben Jackson]
‘Right to Buy: the development of a Conservative housing policy, 1945–80’, Contemporary British History, 27:4 (2013), 421–44
‘‘Everyman a Capitalist’ or ‘Free to Choose’? Exploring the tensions within Thatcherite Individualism’, Historical Journal, 61:2 (2018), 477–501. [with Hugh Pemberton & James Freeman]
‘Pension Funds and the Politics of Ownership in Britain, c. 1970–86’, Twentieth Century British History, 30:1 (2019), 81–107
‘Fiscal Promises: Tax and spending in British general elections since 1964’ in Richard Toye & David Thackeray (eds.), Electoral Pledges in Britain since 1918: The Politics of Promises, (Palgrave, 2020) [with Peter Sloman]