Head of Economic and Social Policy
Steve Hughes is the Head of Economic and Social Policy. Before joining Policy Exchange, Steve worked at the Bank of England in its Banking Services Directorate, where he conducted research into the circulation of banknotes, and helped manage the regulatory system that governs cash distribution in the UK. Prior to this, Steve worked at the British Chambers of Commerce, producing economic indicators and advising on tax, international trade and SME finance policy. He has also worked in Parliament, researching HM Treasury legislation as it passed through the House of Commons. Steve read economics at the University of Nottingham.
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by Steve Hughes | Jul 1, 2014The election battleground of taxation policy grew in intensity today. Just as in 2010, when Labour’s planned hike in Employer National Insurance contributions was opposed by the Conservatives, business taxation policy will present a clear dividing line between the two...
by Steve Hughes | Apr 7, 2014The debate around falling living standards is in the news again today. The Social Market Foundation has produced new research on how middle income households have fared over the course of the recession, and Ed Miliband’s article for The Independent continues Labour’s...
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