Vicky Spratt is a housing journalist and documentary maker. Her 2016 campaign Make Renting Fair highlighted the plight of ‘generation rent’ and succeeded in getting letting fees for tenants in England banned. She speaks at political conferences about the need for security in renting.
Spratt has also done work on the mental health side effects of hormonal contraception, with her Debrief investigation Mad About The Pill covered on BBC Radio 4 and BBC News. She has appeared as a commentator on BBC Woman’s Hour, Daily Politics, Radio 2, BBC 5 live, and NTS radio, and has spoken at political party conferences about the housing crisis. In 2021, she was included on the shortlist for Press Gazette‘s British Journalism Awards.
Tenants: The People on the Frontline of Britain’s Housing Emergency – 2022