Since the coming into office of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and, with her, perhaps the EU’s most ambitious climate action agenda, flagship initiatives such as the EU Green Deal and Farm to Fork Strategy have become some of the most heavily lobbied files in Brussels. According to Transparency International, more than one … Continued
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2020 has become synonymous with scenes of empty roads, disserted airports and quiet highstreets. Demand for energy fell to its lowest levels since World War Two and carbon emissions tumbled by approximately 6% in 2020 alone. The International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted a major surge in CO2 emissions from energy this year as the … Continued
The Whitehouse Consultancy has profiled the new chairs of the Select Committees affecting energy and environment policy.
Whitehouse is one of the UK’s leading specialists on renewable energy and environment policy.
In mid-September 2022, the European Commission unveiled its legislative proposal on the European Media Freedom Act (EMFA), a new flagship initiative to protect media pluralism and independence in the European Union. Whitehouse sat down with Leon Willems, Senior Advisor International Partnerships at Free Press Unlimited and Oliver Money-Kyrle, Head of Europe Advocacy and Programmes at … Continued
In mid-September 2022, the European Commission unveiled its legislative proposal on the European Media Freedom Act (EMFA), a new flagship initiative to protect media pluralism and independence in the European Union. The EMFA seeks to respond to growing concerns over malign foreign influence, hostile state acts towards journalists, and the use of state media for … Continued
Poppy is a communications professional and media relations specialist, with extensive experience providing strategic communications advice and media outreach for global NGOs, governments and companies. Her media relations work has included widespread global elite media coverage for major announcements, social and political campaigns, and independent research, including placing op-eds and securing high-level broadcast interviews. She … Continued
Whitehouse Communications’ Director of Public Affairs, Max Wilson, explains to PR Week the short-term success that might be wrought from Greenpeace’s protest during Liz Truss’s Conference speech, but also the need to develop that success into a longer term public affairs strategy. Greenpeace protest during Truss speech was an opportunity missed This week, Liz Truss … Continued
This summer, the Government revealed the Women’s Health Strategy for England, marking an important step in ensuring that 51% of the population will start getting the care they need. Due to a ‘male by default’ system, women on average live longer than men but spend a greater proportion of their lives in poorer health conditions … Continued
Raising awareness of international diplomatic and trade opportunities Background The Belgian Economic Mission is a diplomatic and business delegation visit ran to highlight the import and export opportunities of strengthened trade ties between Belgium and other nations. In 2022, following pandemic-induced delays, the Mission came to the UK in May. Presided over by HRH Princess … Continued
Despite a last-minute legal appeal thwarting the first planned flight to send asylum seekers to Rwanda, the UK government has vowed to press on with its controversial plans to deter those crossing the English Channel. The government’s announced agreement to send those seeking asylum in the UK to landlocked Rwanda in Central Africa has drawn … Continued
Our approach to public affairs is based on the idea that effective engagement in politics should be based on what you know, not who you know. UK Public Affairs Experts Our specialised UK public affairs training courses and workshops are led by Whitehouse experts. We aim to equip your team and key spokespeople with the … Continued