Data-gathering ‘machine’ defines commissioner’s long-term legacy

Derren Hayes
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

In one of her last interviews as children’s commissioner for England, Anne Longfield reflects on key decisions during her tenure, how power to obtain data has been a defining feature and highlights future challenges.

Longfield: “What I said wasn’t just what I believe but was backed up by the data”. Picture: Alex Deverill
Longfield: “What I said wasn’t just what I believe but was backed up by the data”. Picture: Alex Deverill

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