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The key to effective communication is to harness digital innovation

  “The iPhone is nothing more than a luxury bauble that will appeal to a few gadget freaks.”—Matthew Lynn, Bloomberg, 2005 People who are ahead of the curve with new technologies are often dismissed. But if there is one lesson I learned from working for a political party, it is that you can never pass …

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The (Better Late than Never) Social Housing Green Paper Review

  Quote of the Day:  “Rabbit’s clever,” said Pooh thoughtfully. “Yes,” said Piglet, ‘Rabbit’s clever. “And he has Brain.” “Yes,” said Piglet, “Rabbit has Brain.” There was a long silence. “I suppose,” said Pooh, ‘that that’s why he never understands anything.”                        A.A Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh And so, right in the midst of recess, MHCLG pushes out …

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Can Kit Malthouse refresh the parts other Ministers can’t reach?

So, farewell Dominic Raab, we really didn’t get a chance to get to know you before you ran off into the arms of another department. However, on the rebound, we have quickly shacked up with someone else who, on paper at least, is eminently more qualified to service our needs. Although, rebound relationships frequently end …

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Could anti-semitism row & recent NUS vote affect the London Election result?

It has been impossible to miss the trouble consuming the Labour Party over the past week as the anti-semitism row overshadows the start of the local election campaign. Whilst coverage reports that over 60% of Labour Party members believe that the accusations are hyped up by the press to damage Corbyn, what really matters on …

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Strong and Cable? The political battle for the outskirts of South West London

It seems that the bulk of the focus ahead of the upcoming local elections in London at the moment is currently being predicated on three issues; Firstly, the battle that will no doubt ensue between the Conservatives and Labour in marginal boroughs, such as Barnet and Wandsworth, and how well the two parties will fare …

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All eyes on Mayor Palmer – can Conservative co-operation solve the region’s transport woes?

Will huge Tory success in the Mayoral and County Council elections make boundary cooperation easier and quicker than ever? The electoral map of the East of England changed dramatically on the 5th of May. For the first time in many years, it is possible to go from Stevenage to Lowestoft and not set foot in a …

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