John Mills

Economist, entrepreneur and the Chairman and majority shareholder of JML

John Mills is an economist, entrepreneur and the Chairman and majority shareholder of JML (John Mills Ltd), an import-export and distribution company. With subsidiary companies and trading relations in Europe, the Far East and North America, JML is a fast-growing company with an annual turnover of more than £100m.

A former Labour Councillor in Camden, John was the Deputy Chairman of the London Docklands Development Corporation from 1985 to 1987 and a Parliamentary candidate twice in 1974 and for the European Parliament in 1979. He has been Secretary of the Labour Euro-Safeguards Campaign since 1975 and the Labour Economic Policy Group since 1985. John is also Vice Chairman of the Economic Research Council and Co-
Chairman of Business for Britain, campaigning for renegotiation of the UK’s EU terms of membership followed by a referendum.

John is the author of a number of books including Tackling Britain’s False Economy, A Critical History of Economics, and Exchange Rate Realignments. He is one of the Labour Party’s largest private donors and an outspoken advocate of a more competitive exchange rate. He recently founded “The £ campaign” which he chairs – more information at: