Individuals

LVT supporters are listed under two main headings, Individuals and Organisations, in chronological order, according to the dates of published articles.  They differ from those referred to in the links of the Home page in that they are not affiliated with any declared Georgist or LVT organisations.

Supporters listed here are prominent individuals, drawn internationally from the areas of Politics, Economics, Journalism or Academia, who have expressed support for LVT through published articles or academic papers.

Click on the highlighted name to open the relevant article or website:

21.4.08.         Prof. Prem Sikka:  Prof. of Accountancy, Essex University.
10.9.08.         Dr. Martin Weale:    Economist.  Director, NIESR.  Member, Bank of England MPC.
24.3.09.         Samuel Brittan:    Economist / Journalist.  Economics Editor, Financial Times.
24.3.09.         Prof. Iain McLean:  Prof. of Politics, Oxford U.
11.4.09.         Peter Wilby:   Journalist, Ex. Editor, New Statesman.
22.5.09          Dr. Neville Bennett:  (Aus.), Economics Editor, National Business Review.
10.8.09.         Ashley Seagar:    Economist /Journalist
3.12.09.         Clive Anderson:    BBC Presenter.  Ex. Barrister.
29.1.10.         Richard Reeves:    Economist, Ex Director, Demos. Advisor to Nick Clegg.
13.7.10.         Polly Toynbee;    Journalist.  Assoc. Editor, Independent.
19.7.10.         Prof. Herman Daly (US):    Economist, Ex.World Bank.  Prof. U. of Maryland
7.8.10:           Prof. Michael Hudson (US):  Economist, U of Missouri.  Ex. Wall St. analyst
7.8.10.           Dr. Diarmid Weir   PhD. econ. Sterling U. LVT advisor to Scottish Parliament
7.8.10.           Martin Wolf: Financial Editor, Financial Times.
26.8.10.         Andy Burnham, MP:    Labour Shadow Minister for Education.
2.9.10.           Benjamin Fox:    Marketing Consultant.  Advisor to EU Economic Affairs Committee.
25.9.10.         Mark Braund:    Journalist / Social commentator.
10.10.10.       Will Hutton:    Journalist.  Ex.Editor, Observer.
19.10.10.       Jason Cowley:    Editor, New Statesman.
23.11.10        Lord John Shipley:    Ex. (Lib. Dem) leader, Newcastle City Council.
3.1.11.           Philippe Legrain:    Economist. Chief Analyst, Bureau of European Policy Advisors.
1.7.11.           Calista Cheung:  (Can.) Senior Economics Rep. Bank of Canada.
1.9.11.           George Eaton:    Journalist, Political editor, New Statesman.
6.9.11.           Lord Dick Newby:    Economist, Lib.dem Peer, Tax advisor to HMRC.
14.9.11          Prof. Peter Ambrose:   Prof. of Housing and Health, Brighton University.
4.11.11          Michael Kumhof:    Deputy Chief Editor, Research Dept, IMF. (video)
9.11.11.         Dr. Micheál L. Collins: Prof. of Economics, Trinity College, Dublin
15.12.11        Dr. Bob Colenut:  Head of Research, Urban Affairs, Northampton U.
23.1.12.          Romain Duval;     French Economist, OECD
27.1.12           Ronan Lyons:    Economist,  Journalist (Ireland)   
3.2.12             Mark Drakeford:    Welsh Assembly Labour AM, Cardiff West.
8.2.12.            Nicholas Boles MP:    Tory MP. Ex. Director Policy Exchange
8.2.12:            David Cowan:   Tory activist, Cambridge University & Egremont Group
27.2.12.          Nicholas Shaxson:     Journalist, Author , Researcher for Tax Justice Network.
1.3.12             Merryn Somerset Webb:     Editor-in-Chief, Moneyweek.
7. 6.12.           Dr. Adam Leaver: Senior lecturer, Manchester U. Business School
22.8.12.          Charles Secrett:   Former Director, FOE. UK.  Founder, Robertsbridge Group.
4.9.12.            Dr.Duncan Stoddard:  Economist, Farmer, Author. Data scientist at DS Analytics. 
11.9.12.          Bernadette Meaden: Social / Catholic activist. Writer for the Christian thinktank ‘Ekklesia’
16.9.12           Philip Inman:  Economics correspondent for Guardian  and Observer.
27.9.12           David J Webb:  Libertarian writer on Chinese Politics and Economics.
27.9.12.          Victoria White:  Environmentalist, Journalist, Irish Examiner.
25.10.12.        Jenny Jones:     London mayoral candidate, Green Party
21.1.13           George Monbiot:  Author, Journalist, Environmental activist.
8. 5.13            Andy Hull:    Islington Councillor. Ex. Researcher at IPPR.  Ex. Police Policy Officer
14.5.13.          Mark Walton:   Environmental scientist. Advisor to Defra, DCLG, Canal and River Trust. Director of ‘Shared Assets’.
3.6.13             Howard Reed:     Ex. Chief Economist to IPPR, Director of Landman Economics
19.8.13           Jeff Taylor:   Co-editor of the ‘Economic Voice’
20.8.13           Ben Chu:         Economics editor, The Independent newspaper
3.9.13             Dr. Molly Scott Cato:   Prof. of Strategy, Roehampton U. Green Party economics rep. (video)
3.9.13.            John Christensen: Director, Tax Justice Network. Ex. economic advisor to Jersey government. (video)
15.9.13           Natalie Bennett:  Ex. Green Party Leader.
22.9.13           Johann Lamont:  MSP, Ex. Leader of Scottish Labour Party
30.9.13.          Dr. Stephen Battersby:   President, Institute of Environmental Health. Chair, Pro-housing Alliance
21.11.13:        Tim Worstall:    Journalist, blogger on economiics.  Fellow at Adam Smith Institute
22.11.13         Jesse Myerson: (US) Leader, Occupy Wall Street.
5.12.13.          Rev. Paul Nicholson:     Taxpayers against poverty
18.12.13         Zoë Williams:   Journalist/Columnist, Guardian, Observer
6.2.14.            Prof. Edward Glaeser: Prof. of Economics, Harvard U.
2.3.14.            Prof. Danny Dorling:   Prof. of Human Geography, Sheffield U. and Oxford U
26.4.14.          Prof. James Galbraith:  Prof. of Government, U. of Texas, Austin USA. (video)
28.4.14.          Paul Abbey:   Chief Economist, PWC, Australia. (video)
29.4.14.          Prof. Ken gibb:   Prof. of Housing Economics, Glasgow U.
1.5.14              Owen Jones:   Journalist, author, Guardian columnist.
7.5.14.             April Cumming:  Vice-chair Scottish Fabians, Electoral Reform Soc. member.
10.7.14.           Helen Kersley: Head of Valuations NEF. Ex. HMRC.  Ex.European Bank of Reconstruction and Development.
10.7.14.           Faiza Shaheen: Head of Inequlity, Save the Children. Ex. NEF & Centre for Cities.
24.10.14.         Murad Quereshi:  Labour member, London Assembly.
11.11.14.         Joe Sarling: Economist, Urban Planner. Ex. National Housing Federation, Shelter, RTPI.
13.11.14          Lee Dong-Keon:   Tax specialist, PWC, Korea.
1.1.15.             Dr Yiming Wang:   Economist, Urban planner, lecturer UCL
1.1.15.             Dr. Dimitris Potoglou: Senior Lecturer, School of Transport and Planning, Cardiff University.
1.1.15.             Dr. Scott Orford: Reader in Spatial analysis, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University.
1.1.15.             Dr. Yi Gong: Research Fellow, Cardiff University.
2.1.15.             Naomi Smith: Accountant. Chair, Social Liberal Forum.
8.1.15.             Darren Johnson:  London Assembly, Green party member.
12.1.15.           Warwick Smith (Aus):  Economist, ecologist, Fellow at Melbourne U.
10.2.15.           Jonathan Winship:  Lecturer: Accounting and Finance, Open University.
5.2.15.             Sam Bowman:  Libertarian economist. Director, Adam Smith Institute.
16.2.15.           Kevin Amirehsani:  Economist and Author.  Analyst at Global Risk Insights.
3.3.15.             Dr. Peter Orszag: (US) Economist at Citigroup. Ex. advisor to President Obama.
11.3.15.           Prof. Gerry Holtham:   Journalist. Lecturer, London Business School, Cardiff U.
19.3.15.           Keith Taylor:  Green MEP, S.E. England.
23.3.15.           Prof. Phang Sock Yang: (Sing). Prof. of Economics, Singapore Management University.
1.4.15.             Edward Lucas:  Economist , Journalist, Senior editor, Economist magazine.
8.4.15.             Jessica Irvine(Aus). Senior economist, Fairfax Media.
17.4.15.           Dame Kate Barker: Ex. researcher NIESR, advisor to CBI, ex. B. of E. MPC.
20.4.15.           Prof. Joseph Stiglitz: (US)    Nobel Economics Laureate.  Ex. World Bank.
5.5.15.             Jeff Spross:  (US).Economics writer at ‘The Week’ political news magazine.
20.5.15.           Stephen Meintjes: (SA.) Economist and Author.  Head of Research, Imara Investment Bank.
21.5.15.           Phillip Collins: Economist, Times leader writer, Chairman Demos, Lecturer LSE.
3.8.15.             Prof. Richard Murphy:   Political economist, tax advisor to TUC and Jeremy Corbyn
5.8.15.             Jeremy Corbyn MP:   UK Labour Party leader.
16.8.15.           Mathew Taylor:  Chief Exec. RSA. Ex. Director of IPPR.  Ex. advisor to Tony Blair.
5.10.15.           Holly Mackay:  Independent Investment Advisor.  MD. of ‘Boring Money’.
14.10.15.         Prof. John Kay:  Prof. at LSE.  Ex. Director IFS. Columnist at FT.
22.12.15.        Dr. Andrew Sayer:   Prof. of Social Theory and Political Economy, Lancaster University.
15.1.16.           Brian Wilson:  Journalist.  Ex. Labour MP and Minister of State, (1987-2005).
16.2.16.           Josh Ryan-Collins: Assoc. Director, Economy and Finance, NEF.
18.2.16.           James Pethokoukis: (US). Economist.  Fellow of American Enterprise Institute.
15.3.16.           James Nickerson:   Business & political reporter at City AM.
22.3.16.           Frank Chung: (Aus)  Financial reporter for News.com. aus.
2.5.16.             Jeff Stein: (US).  Politics writer, Editor of Vox.com.
16.5.16.           Sian Berry AM:  Green Party, London Assembly member.
31.5.16.           Mike Russell MSP:  SNP member.
6.6.16.             Joel Anderson: (US). Business writer, Senior editor, Equities.com, USA.
7.6.16.             Dr. Somprawin Manprasert: (Thai) Prof. of Economics, Chulalongkorn U., Bangkok.
22.9.16.           Dr. Tom Goodfellow: Economist. Lecturer, Sheffield U.
3.10.16.           Prof. Herbert Barry lll: (US). Prof of Psychology, Pittsburgh U. 
6.2.17.             Rebecca Long-Bailey:  Labour MP. Salford and Eccles
6.2.17.             Dr. Kate Pickett: Scientist, Co-author of ‘The Spirit Level’, Co-founder of the Equality Trust.
6.2.17.              Dr. Richard Wilkinson: Scientist, Co-author of ‘The Spirit Level’, co-founder of the Equality Trust.
6.2.17.              Stephen Hill, MRICS. Chartered surveyor. Director of C2O Future Planners.
26.2.17.            Michael Meadowcroft: Liberal- Democrat politician, MP for Leeds West, 1983-87.
18.3.17.            Graeme McCormack SNP.
18.3.17             Mary McCaig SNP
19.3.17:            Marion Terrill: (Aus.) Transport director, Policy analyst, Grattan Institute, Melbourne,Australia.
3.4.17.              Edwin Loo: MRTPI, Singapore. Town Planner
7.6.17.              Chris Game: Senior lecturer, Local gov’t. studies. U. of Birmingham.
8.6.17.             Anna Minton: Journalist, writer and academic. Author of Big Capital: Who is London For?
3.7.17.              Ben Wray:   Head of Policy and Research at Scottish think –tank Commonweal.
19.7.17.            Prof. Michael Manville, (US): Asst. Prof. Urban Planning, UCLA:
19.7.17.            Prof. Paavo Monkkonen, (US): Assoc. Prof. Urban Planning, UCLA .
19.7.17.            Prof. Michael Lens, (US): Assoc. Prof. Urban Planning, UCLA.
26.7.17.            Phillip Davies, (Aus): Chartered engineer, Chief executive of Infrastructure Australia, (advisors to Australian Government).
17.8.17.             Russell Lynch: Deputy City Editor, London Evening Standard.
19.8.17.             Brijgopal Ladda: (Ind.) Director, Urban Practice at CRISIL (Indian credit rating and investment agency)
23.8.17.             Laurie Macfarlane: Senior economist, New Economics Foundation.
13.10.17.           Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp: Founder and CEO, Business for Scotland. Ex member, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce.
18.10.17.            Dr. Frank Crowley (Ire): Lecturer in Economics, U. of Cork Business School.
31.10.17.            Dr. Nkosana Moyo (Zim.): Prospective Zimbabwean presidential candidate. Wide experience in industry, commerce and finance. Ex. Minister of Industry and Trade.
18.11.17.             Patrick Collinson: Money and Finance Editor, the ‘Guardian’
19.11.17              Isaac Olusesi, (Nig.) Government Scientific Officer at Biotechnology Deveopment Agency.
21.11.17.             Serban V.C. Enache (Rom.): Romanian Journalist, novelist and blogger on economics.
22.11.17.             Paul Finch (Can.): Treasurer, British Columbia Government Employees Union. Ex. IT Analyst and Real Estate Administrator.
23.11.17.             Ian King: Sky News Business Presenter. Ex. Business Editor, The Times,
28.11.17.             Richard Leonard MSP. Scottish Labour Party leader.
3.12.17.               Tony Blair: British Labour Prime Minister (1997-2008)
5.12.17.               Julian Jessop: Chief Economist IEA. Ex. Chief economist at Global Economics.
8.12.17.               Kate Macintosh: Scottish architect, Social housing specialist.
16.1.18.               Dr. Terry Dwyer (Aus): Australian chartered tax lawyer.
16.1.18.               Tom Copley AM: Labour London Assembly member.
1.2.18.                 Prof. Tyler Cowen (US): Prof. of Economics, George Mason U. Columnist for NY Times and Bloomberg View.
18.2.18.               Caroline Lucas MP: Green Party co-leader and MP for Brighton Pavillion.
7.3.18.                 Alan Mitchell (Aus):   Ex. economics editor, Australian Financial Revue.
22.3.18.               Dr.Max Franks (US): Economist. Researcher at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Resarch – video:
29.3.18.               Rachel reeves MP: Labour MP for Leeds West
11.6.18.                Dr. Patrick Diamond: Lecturer, Queen Mary U. London. Chair of Policy Network think tank. Former advisor to Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
2.8.18.                  Larry Elliott: Journalist, Economics editor at the Guardian
2.8.18.                  Prof. John Muelbauer: Prof. of Economics at Oxford U.