Sam Royston

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Dr Sam Royston is Marie Curie’s Director of Policy and Research. Sam was previously Policy Director at The Children’s Society, and is also a former chair of the End Child Poverty coalition.

Prior to that, Sam completed his PhD in the Social Policy department at the University of York, at which point he was also an advisor at a Citizens Advice Bureau. He is also the author of Broken Benefits: What’s Gone Wrong with Welfare Reform.

Are We Really in this Together? Tackling Inequalities in Health and Social Care