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Campaigners mustn’t feel chilled by the Lobbying Act

July 16, 2018

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The turmoil in British politics increases daily – and with it the possibility of a General Election within the next 12 months. Such an election would mean that any activity currently underway which could be seen as influencing the way people vote would be covered by the Lobbying Act and Electoral Commission’s regulations. Recent research from the Sheila […]

24 hours: A long time in political PR

May 11, 2011

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The definition of ‘a long time in politics’ is shortening. It used to be a week of course. But in 24 hours from about 10.50pm on Thursday 5th May, the political landscape fundamentally changed. In PR terms, it showed how desperately inadequate all the parties are. With (perhaps) one exception. I’ve questioned for some time […]

How the media should vote tomorrow

May 5, 2010

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What a mixed bag for the media this election has been. It’s demonstrated dramatically how style can triumph over substance, how poor presentation can lose audiences and how the most persuasive messages are simple and positive.  It’s also shown that social media may not be able to deliver knock out blows, but is vital in […]