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Andy Hull
Labour Party

Andy Hull

Andy Hull is a freelance researcher and consultant specialising in housing, security and equality. He has led five major inquiries on these subjects at local, regional and national levels:

  • The Islington Fairness Commission (London Borough of Islington)
  • Counter-Terrorism: The London Debate (Metropolitan Police Authority)
  • Security and the Legal Domain: A Horizon Scan (Ministry of Justice)
  • Commission on National Security in the 21st Century (IPPR)
  • English Housing Policy: A Fundamental Review (IPPR)

Andy is also an elected councillor in the London Borough of Islington. His work there has focused on tackling poverty and reducing inequality, leading the council’s groundbreaking Fairness Commission, championing the Living Wage and taking on legal loansharks as a growing cause of problem debt.

Previously Andy was a Policy Officer on community engagement and counterterrorism at the Metropolitan Police Authority. From 2008 to 2012, he was a Senior Research Fellow at the IPPR, leading the institute’s research on security and housing. Andy is also a member and former shop steward for Unite.

He tweets at: @AndyHull79