November 2023: Engage Britain has now merged with Demos. You can still find all our work from 2019-2023 here, but to get in touch or find out about our new ventures, go to

"I am going to need another operation soon. And I say soon, there's the potential that the eight month wait that I was told to expect before will now double. And therefore I am not expecting really to be living the next couple of years of my life. Well, not necessarily living, but surviving."