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Bev Hurley
A question of values: An interview with Bev Hurley
Bev Hurley | Campaigning & Advocacy | IED | inequality | Policy & Politics | Professional Development | social value | UK

Bev Hurley is at the forefront of putting social value at the heart of the economy. The Institute of Economic Development chair tells Huw Morris why the UK must do better


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    Newt sculpture
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