Vicky Spratt

Vicky Spratt (b.1988) is a journalist, campaigner and former Deputy Editor of The Debrief, born and based in London. In 2016 she ran a successful campaign, Make Renting Fair, in her role at The Debrief to highlight the plight of ‘Generation Rent’ which resulted in the Government announcing a ban on letting agency fees for tenants. She has also worked to highlight the mental health side effects of hormonal contraception, and her Debrief investigation Mad About The Pill was covered on Radio 4 and BBC news. She wrote and co-presented a documentary about the politics of young people for Radio 4, Generation Right, and has written for VICE, Broadly, BBC, The Independent, The Evening Standard and The Spectator. Her most recent documentary is about abortion rights in Ireland and Northern Ireland. She has appeared as a commentator on BBC Woman’s Hour, Daily Politics, Radio 2, BBC 5 live, NTS radio and spoken at political party conferences about the housing crisis. Vicky’s first book Tenants will be published by Profile in 2019.

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