Lord Robert Gavron

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Lord RobertGavron Robert studied at Leighton Park School in Reading and St Peter's College, Oxford and became a barrister, called to the bar by Middle Temple in 1955. The same year he married his first wife, Hannah Fyvel, who died in 1965. He founded the St Ives Group in 1964, serving as Chairman 1964-93. He was the Director of Octopus Publishing plc. between 1975-87 and Electra Management plc. 1981-92; proprietor of The Carcanet Press Ltd. from 1983; and the Chairman of the Folio Society since 1982, the National Gallery Co Ltd (formerly named National Gallery Publications Ltd.) 1996-98, and the Guardian Media Group plc. 1997-2000. He was chairman of the Open College of the Arts 1991-96, a director of the Royal Opera House 1992-98, a trustee of the National Gallery 1994-2001, the Scott Trust 1997-2000, and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation 1987-2005. He has been a governor of the London School of Economics since 1997 and chairs his own charitable trust.

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Payment-by-Outcome in Welfare to Work
Lauren M. Cumming
Publication: February 2011
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