Yesterday marked the 180th anniversary of modern Hong Kong’s founding, an outward-looking, internationalist, enclave of freedom. A rich 180 years of history, although turbulent at times, enabled Hong Kong to transform itself into one of the world’s most vibrant international cities. The 180th anniversary is a chance to celebrate Hong Kong’s success – as exemplified … Continued
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Writing for the influential political blog site, CapX, our Chair, Chris Whitehouse, hits out at the actions of the Chinese Communist Party. “The UK needs to wake up to the fact that the Chinese Communist Party is now directly attempting to corrupt British democratic traditions and systems, constrain our journalists, and limit academic freedom of … Continued
Re-launching a tired cross-party group to tackle one of Britain’s biggest public health threats. Background Tackling obesity is one of the greatest public health challenges in the United Kingdom, yet the dedicated forum for discussion of policy in this area had been allowed to fall into abeyance. The Whitehouse Team, being acknowledged experts in this … Continued
On 11th June, the Whitehouse Consultancy organised a high-level Parliamentary roundtable for the Nappy Alliance with David Linden MP. Attended by a cross-party group of MPs, civil servants, NHS midwives and mums; those present called on the government to provide parents with more information about using reusable nappies. The participants discussed the Nappies (Environmental Standards) … Continued
The European Parliament elections drew the highest voter turnout in twenty years: more than half of EU citizens headed to the polls between 23 and 26 May. The results have demonstrated a slight shift from mainstream politics, putting pressure on politicians and businesses alike to move away from their typical policymaking and engagement strategies to … Continued
Darren Jones, Labour Member of the Parliament for Bristol North West, shares his views on the most important issues in the Brexit negotiations, the most likely scenario for trade and its economic outcomes and the future relationship between Britain and the European Union.
The EU Parliament chief Brexit negotiator has responded to comments from the British Prime Minister on the single market.
Former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt has suggested that Brexit should be delivered by 2019.
Political Consultant Jack Taylor considers the Labour leadership contest.
Head of Public Relations Chris Rogers comments on the latest ‘lobbying’ scandal.
The House of Commons Library has published a new report on the issues the new parliament will face.
Associate Political Consultant Declan Mullaney calls for better early diagnosis and national screening of cancer.