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Chris Cook
Contributing Editor

“I am interested in what governments do, how they work and how they fail.”

Chris was the public policy editor on BBC Newsnight from 2014 to 2019. He won three Royal Television Society awards for work ranging from an investigation into a fraudulent charity that took £47m from the government through to the Grenfell Tower fire. Prior to that, Chris was a leader writer, education correspondent and comment editor at the Financial Times.