Chloe Wright is Policy and Public Affairs Manager at Carers UK – managing the charity’s public affairs, policy, media and extensive research programme of work. She is one of the UK’s leading experts in carers’ policy with her knowledge including work-related rights and entitlements, an in-depth knowledge of health and social care systems and welfare programmes in the UK. Her oversight of research includes leading on Carers UK’s annual State of Caring survey including views and experiences of over 6,100 carers. Chloe has secured a number of key policy and legislative successes in relation to carers. She led Carer’s UK’s response to two major pieces of legislation – the Care Act 2014 and the Children and Families Act 2014 securing improvements to carers’ rights in both pieces of legislation.
Before joining Carers UK, Chloe spent four years working for a Member of the UK Parliament – she worked on health and social care policy and was part of the shadow health team.