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By Sam Blainey, Senior Political Consultant An old sore was reopened this month, as a London businessman was found guilty of conspiring to defraud customers by adding horsemeat to batches of beef and relabelling them as pure beef. The conviction is another reminder that the issue – which first emerged in 2013 – has not… » read more

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By Chenoa Geerts, Associate Political Consultant The Netherlands. Known for its windmills, tulips and “Netherlands Second” plea, this week it’s attracted international attention to its parliamentary elections. After a turbulent 12 months in which the UK voted for Brexit and Donald Trump was elected US President, the question was whether the populist trend would continue… » read more

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By Chenoa Geerts, Associate Political Consultant Tuesday 17th January. The day UK Prime Minister Theresa May explained what “Brexit means Brexit” means. The long-awaited speech was held in London’s Lancaster House, where Margaret Thatcher welcomed the creation of a single market in 1988. You could only imagine what this symbolic gesture meant, as Mrs May… » read more

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There have been shocking developments in the election that really matters, argues Whitehouse Consultancy Chairman, Chris Whitehouse. In the election that really matters on Friday this week, police have swooped to make arrests for fraud, and hopes are rising that the incumbent will be unseated. Yes, at last, there has been action taken on the… » read more

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Whitehouse Consultancy Political Consultant Alessandro Fusco provides an analysis of the new European Commission unveiled yesterday in Brussels by President Jean-Claude Juncker. To read Alessandro’s article, please click here. The Whitehouse Consultancy is one of Europe’s leading public affairs and communications agencies.

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Whitehouse Consultancy Chairman, Chris Whitehouse, discusses the results of a recent education-focused ComRes opinion poll, the findings of which show that young Britons don’t see immigration as an employment threat despite UK politicians ramping up the rhetoric on the issue. To read Chris’s article, please click here. The Whitehouse Consultancy is one of Europe’s public… » read more

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In a week when David Cameron is being admired in the United Kingdom for standing firm in Europe in a heroic if always doomed bid to prevent the inevitable appointment Jean-Claude Juncker as President of the European Commission, it may seem churlish to raise some potentially profound implications of these developments for the very survival… » read more

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Chris Whitehouse, Chairman of leading London Public Affairs agency, The Whitehouse Consultancy, warns of the consequences of Cameron’s in/out referendum pledge on Europe Day (9th May). The commitment of Prime Minister, David Cameron, to hold an “In/Out” Referendum in 2017 on the country’s membership of the European Union risks smashing the mould of British politics… » read more

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Staffing crises and soaring workloads at a UK Government Agency have forced it to throw up its hands in bureaucratic despair, a bizarre email acknowledgment suggests. If you have recently written to the UK Food Standards Agency Novel Foods Team, here is the message you’ve probably received: “If your enquiry relates to submitting a novel… » read more

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