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By Chris Rogers, Associate Director – Public Relations It must be tough being a political pollster. Get it right and you’re simply doing your job. Get it wrong and you risk being pilloried as a practitioner of quasi-scientific voodoo as the practice of polling is debunked. Without doubt it’s been a tough 18 months for… » read more

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By Chris Rogers, Associate Director – Public Relations London is officially the most powerful city in the world. That’s at least according to a new report from Japan’s Mori Memorial Foundation, which published its 2016 Global Power City Index this week. And, according to the Foundation’s research, London has seen off the likes of New… » read more

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Pop-up Policy Surgery

By Sam Blainey, Senior Political Consultant Whitehouse’s food and nutrition policy experts are to provide exclusive policy insight to delegates at the Food Matters Live event on 23 November, hosting a pop-up policy surgery at the industry-leading food conference and exhibition at the ExCel Centre. The surgery will provide businesses with one-to-one consultations on how… » read more

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By Chris Rogers, Associate Director – Public Relations Marmitegate was just the start. We’re now entering a more fractious part of the phony war before the UK triggers Article 50 and begins formal Brexit negotiations. Tempers have certainly appeared a little frayed in recent days – whether we’re talking about Donald Tusk insisting there can… » read more

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By Viviana Spaghetti, Political Consultant Whitehouse Political Consultant Viviana Spaghetti has summarised the Week in Brussels for the PubAffairs website – highlighting ongoing comments over Brexit and the potential creation of an EU defence headquarters. Last week saw not only the end of summer, but the third month anniversary of the UK voting to leave… » read more

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By Rose Armitage, Intern Following Jeremy Corbyn’s landslide re-election to the Labour leadership, his address to the Labour Party Conference sought to elaborate on the way forward for the party during Brexit. Corbyn refused to make “false promises” on immigration numbers, instead proposing to re-introduce Gordon Brown’s Migration Impact Fund to assist communities in dealing… » read more

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The challenge for Corbyn

By Chris Rogers, Associate Director First thing’s first. Tomorrow’s keynote conference speech is not, to quote the hackneyed phrase, the most important of Jeremy Corbyn’s life. In retaining the Labour leadership with nearly 62 percent of the vote, Mr Corbyn pretty much guaranteed his leadership until he decides to step down, barring some remarkable and… » read more

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