Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes is an Associate at Public First. Steve was previously the Head of Economic and Social Policy at the think tank Policy Exchange and published reports on contributory welfare and youth unemployment. Before Policy Exchange Steve worked at the Bank of England, 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 and Department for Work and Pensions legislation as it passed through the House of Commons. Steve read economics at the University of Nottingham.

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