Kirstie Brewer

I am a commissioning editor at the Guardian and run its Public Servant: My Letter to the Public series, designed to give a voice to the staff behind public services. I also write on social affairs, women, and inequality for places including The Guardian, the BBC and The Pool.


Iceland's Women Strike
In October 1975, 90% of all women in Iceland took part in a nationwide protest over inequality. Vigdis Finnbogadottir, later Iceland's first female president, talks about that...

Public Servant: My Letter to the Public

public servant: my letter to the public | Public Leaders Network | The Guardian
The series that gives a voice to staff in public services hit by mounting cuts and rising demand. If you work in public service and would like to write an article for the...
I'm a DWP call handler and have no time to care about your disability claim
This morning I spoke to a cancer patient, a woman with kidney failure, and a young man who had just lost the mother of his children. Each of them thought I was trying to help...

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