founder, Labour Future
John Mills is an entrepreneur and economist who has long been involved with political matters. He has been secretary of the Labour Euro-Safeguards Campaign since 1975. More recently he has been chair of The People’s Pledge, co-chair of Business for Britain, chair and then vice-chair of Vote Leave and chair of Labour Leave. In the business world, he is chairman of John Mills Limited (JML) which specialised is selling high volume consumer products using audio-visual methods of promoting their sale. His main interests as an economist are the relatively poor performance of western economies compared with those in the East and the UK’ relationship with the EU. On his own or with others he has written eleven books on economics as well as large numbers of articles, bulletins and pamphlets. John was for many years a senior elected member of Camden Council and he is now chair of Labour Future. He is a frequent commentator on radio and TV.
Saturday 13 October, 10:00 Frobisher Auditorium 2
The productivity puzzle: too much like hard work?