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: