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By Robert Ede, Political Consultant Whitehouse Consultancy political consultant and energy policy specialist Robert Ede has commented on the new ministerial team at the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for our insights partner Solar Media’s Solar Power Portal. To read Robert’s analysis, please click here. Robert has also recently commented for… » read more

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Five ministers to watch

By Samuel Blainey, Senior Consultant With new Prime Minister Theresa May now firmly installed in 10 Downing Street, the past few weeks have seen significant changes to the makeup of the ministerial ranks. Secretaries of State and Ministers have come and gone. But with the new Prime Minister’s reshuffle complete, who are the ones to… » read more

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By Chris Whitehouse, Chairman Don’t be panicked by one survey suggesting a downturn, most indicators suggest that the Cassandras who warned of a post-Brexit economic Armageddon were either mistaken or intentionally misleading us. That’s why Theresa May’s first act as Prime Minister was, rightly, to sack the former Chancellor of the Exchequer and Cassandra in… » read more

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By John Punter, Associate Director Yesterday’s polls are the stuff of nightmares for Labour, with the party registering its worst rating since 2009 when an unpopular Brown-led Labour government was in office. Now, it’s well known that party leadership elections never appeal to voters, which goes some way to explaining why Labour has fallen to… » read more

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By Carl Thomson, Director The new Prime Minister, Theresa May, has completed an extensive Cabinet reshuffle to stamp her authority on the Government. When putting together her first Cabinet, Theresa May has showed which qualities may come to define her time as Prime Minister: neutralising her opponents; promoting her allies; and putting together a team… » read more

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By Rhiannon Sanders, Research Executive For a generation, expectations for education after secondary school have been geared towards higher (achieving a university degree of some form) rather than vocational education (covering skills courses). Young people are now far more likely to go to university than to attend a vocational course at college or complete other… » read more

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By Jack Taylor, Political Consultant For any Labour Kremlinologists, recent weeks have been a fantastic spectacle with factional splits becoming more marked than at any point since, arguably, the 1982 deputy leadership contest. In that instance Tony Benn took on Denis Healey for what has come to be known as “the soul of the party.”… » read more

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What does Brexit mean?

By Katarzyna Wilk, Associate Director, EU Affairs Three weeks ago, the UK voted narrowly to leave the European Union. For businesses, charities and other organisations, what does that mean? What will the UK’s relationship with Europe look like in the future? And what’s the process for getting there? The Whitehouse EU team has produced a… » read more

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