Roger Gough

Head of Government & Constitution Unit, 2006-2009


After reading PPE at Magdalen College, Oxford, Roger worked as an international investment analyst for fifteen years. He lived in Japan from 1988 to 1991 and later specialised in the European banking industry. At the 1997 General Election he stood as Conservative candidate. Roger specializes in constitution, machinery of government and local government.During his time with Policy Exchange, Roger contributed to five publications. Roger is now focussing on his work as a local councillor in Kent, where he is Cabinet Member for Corporate Support Services and Performance Management. He also works for the LGA Urban Commission.

Roger Gough

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2056: What future for Maggie’s Children?

2056: What future for Maggie’s Children?

Read Publication This collection of essays is based on the premise that those born between 1980 and 1995 are an ‘unlucky generation’. Paying off student debts, struggling to get on to the housing ladder, and difficulty finding money to put aside for a comfortable...
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