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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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By Rhiannon Sanders, Associate Political Consultant It was well briefed in the media that Theresa May’s first appearance at a UN summit as Prime Minister would involve a firm insistence for greater efforts to control the global refugee crisis. Arguing there need to be different controls for asylum seekers and economic migrants, May used some… » read more

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Inside clean energy

Whitehouse Political Consultant Robert Ede has commented for Inside Clean Energy on government energy policy – highlighting the impact of the recent Cabinet reshuffle and and Government’s call for evidence on smart power. To read Robert’s column, please click here. The Whitehouse Consultancy is one of Europe’s leading public affairs and communications agencies.

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By Chris Whitehouse, Chairman We have a national crisis of homelessness that politicians must address. Sky high housing costs, economic uncertainty and insecure tenancies are causing an increase in homelessness across the UK. Last year, almost 30,000 people made homeless applications to local authorities in an increase of more than 10% over the previous five… » read more

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By Frances Powrie, Senior Political Consultant With ballots in the Labour Party leadership contest going out this week, the accusations have begun of a purge of members to try and influence the outcome of the race – even gaining its own hashtag, #labourpurge2. This is a repeat of last summer when many of the people… » read more

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By Declan Mullaney, Political Consultant This week was Jeremy Corbyn’s opportunity to talk about renationalising another important industry, other than the full-to-bursting railways. But how do you renationalise the National Health Service, as he put it? A free public service paid for by the taxpayer, in which 92% of services are delivered by the NHS… » read more

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By Carl Thomson, Director The Whitehouse team has put together an insights and analysis briefing document which outlines the background to, policies of and odds in favour of each presidential candidate for the US 2016 elections. To access the document, please click here. The Whitehouse Consultancy is one of Europe’s leading public affairs and communications… » read more

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By Sam Blainey, Senior Political Consultant It was deepest recess, the balmy days of mid-August, when the Government released two documents that surprised almost everyone. The first was the Childhood Obesity Plan: not a strategy, a plan, and a lightweight one at that. After a year of being promised something substantial, those looking forward to… » read more

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