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Hugh Ellis

Hugh Ellis

Policy Director - Town and Country Planning Association

Hugh is Policy Director at the Town and Country Planning Association(TCPA), where he leads on policy development, briefings and engagement with central government and politicians.

Hugh has co-authored three books, including ‘Rebuilding Britain’ and ‘Town Planning in Crisis’ with Kate Henderson, and ‘The Art of Building a Garden City’ with Katy Lock and Kate Henderson.

He has led on TCPA campaign work on 'planning out poverty' and planning for people, and he is a strong critic of policies such as Permitted Development.

Hugh sits on the UK Government Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) Planning Sounding Board.

He has a Doctorate in Land Use Planning from the University of Sheffield, and he is an Honorary Professor at Queens University, Belfast.

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