Hugh Stickland

stricklandhugh250_250Hello, my name is Hugh Stickland and I’m Chief Economist at Citizens Advice. We aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives. I ensure Citizens Advice is the most effective it can be to help people and society sort their problems, is a great use of Economics.

In my section of Adoption Arena I will be writing about all things ‘money’, learn the principles, get great tips and advice, if your in a good place learn how to improve on what you have, or if you are in a challenging situation there is always a door out.  Never give up.


My Favourite Quote is:

‘The real trouble with this world of ours is not that it is an unreasonable world, nor even that it is a reasonable one. The commonest kind of trouble is that it is nearly reasonable, but not quite’ GK Chesterton.

And ‘I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled’, PG Wodehouse

The best Advice ever given to me was:

‘Don’t be afraid of recruiting someone better than you’.

What is the first thing you notice about people?

Nose or ears…

Favourite food:

is Italian/French/Roast Dinner/Steak and Chips I’m not fussy.

Favourite sport:

Football – but I’ll play and watch anything!

Childhood Dream Job:

TV Weatherman

Favourite Fashion Item:

Fashion? What’s that?

First crush:

The girl walking her dog in the opal fruits ice lolly ad, circa 1990?

Do you have pets and what?

Next door’s cat is a frequent visitor

If you could change one thing in this world what would it be?

Fair markets for all


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