Scruton names his 'Building Beautiful' commissioners

Roger Scruton

No architects – but Prasad and Monaghan take advisory roles

Roger Scruton has named his four fellow commissioners who have been tasked with advising the government on how beauty can be harnessed to get more homes built.

There are no architects in the line-up, but former RIBA president Sunand Prasad and Stirling Prize-winner Paul Monaghan have agreed to be advisors to the controversial Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission.

Scruton’s four fellow commissioners are Nicholas Boys Smith of lobby group Create Streets, landscape architect Kim Wilkie, Mary Parsons, chair of the Town and Country Planning Association and Gail Mayhew, a property consultant. Their biographies are below.

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