Will Tanner


Will Tanner is Onward’s Director, having established the organisation with Neil O’Brien MP, Danny Finkelstein, Martyn Rose and Nick Faith in May 2018. Before Onward, he advised Prime Minister Theresa May between 2013 and 2017, as a Special Adviser in the Home Office and as Deputy Head of Policy in 10 Downing Street. He has also previously worked for the leading communications firm, Portland, and for the independent thinktank, Reform.

How to regenerate Britain’s less prosperous communities by helping them take back control.
The epidemic of loneliness among young people as we emerge from the pandemic – and what ministers can do about it.
The State of the Union is the most comprehensive survey of attitudes towards the Union since 2014, drawing on detailed attitudinal research in all four nations of the United Kingdom.
Why levelling up must go beyond spending more in poorer places, and use tax to drive regional growth.
, Angus Groom
Giving citizens and their communities the power and resources to shape their places and to meet the needs of their members.
The 2019 General Election and the UK’s new electoral geography.
The Times Red Box

Will Tanner writes for Times Red Box ahead of the Chancellor's budget


Will Tanner writes for Prospect Magazine on the big policy battles going into Conservative Party Conference.