Dave Clements

Dave Clements is a writer, adviser to local government, and convenor of the Social Policy Forum at the Academy of Ideas. With over 15 years experience of working predominantly in children and adults’ social care, Dave blogs for publications including the Guardian and Huffington Post; and is a contributor to online journal spiked.

He is author of publications including The Future of Community (Pluto, 2008) and Social Care for Free Citizens (Manifesto Club, 2010). An archive of his writing can be found here.

 Related Sessions

Saturday 1 November 2008, 5.15pm Lecture Theatre 1
The Future of Community: Reports of a Death Greatly Exaggerated


Sunday 2 November 2008, 11.00am Henry Moore Gallery
Adopting orthodoxies



 Festival Buzz

"I was amazed by the high quality of the Battle of Ideas 2007 and the intellectual excitement that it provoked."
Prof Malcolm Grant CBE, president and provost, University College London