From 2011 to 2015, Tim was health policy adviser to the Leader of the Opposition. He also convened the independent Taskforce on Mental Health in Society, whose report The Mentally Healthy Society was published in January 2015. Prior to this, Tim was Research Director at the Fabian Society, where he published research in several areas of social and economic policy, including his 2009 book on the future of the welfare state The Solidarity Society: Why we can afford to end poverty, and how to do it with public support. In 2005 he was a special adviser at the Department of Trade and Industry.
Former Health Policy Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition