Enfranchise expatriate Scots!

Lionel Zetter is Patron of Conservatives in Communications and is Author of ‘Lobbying: The Art of Political Persuasion’. Follow on Twitter. Connect on LinkedIn  If Swedes, Spaniards and Singaporeans are to be offered a vote in a future referendum on Scottish independence, why aren’t expatriate Scots?   The failure of the SNP to achieve a majority in last month’s Holyrood elections has not stopped them … Continue reading Enfranchise expatriate Scots!

Meet the matches

2021 PARTICIPANTS Alice Offley, External Affairs Manager at Cadent Gas, has been paired with Mark MacGregor, Director at Stonehaven. Callum Murphy, Third Year Politics Student at Queen Mary University of London, was matched with Max Sugarman, Public Affairs & PR Director at the Railway Industry Association. Emily Carter, Head of Political Campaigns & Business Manager … Continue reading Meet the matches

Governments make mistakes – and some are avoidable

Lionel Zetter is Patron of Conservatives in Communications  Prime ministers make mistakes for many reasons. One of them is because of their over-reliance on a handful of individuals for advice. Another is because No.10 is like a beehive, with ideas and instructions pulsing out from the centre, but with very little reverse-flow. And, of course, prime ministers … Continue reading Governments make mistakes – and some are avoidable

Networking – the key to success

Lionel Zetter is Patron of Conservatives in Communications Conservatives in Communications is open to all communicators who identify with the aims and values of the UK Conservative Party. Its chair, directors, patrons and supporters include politicians and journalists as well as communications professionals from every branch of that broad discipline. However, given the political connection … Continue reading Networking – the key to success

Boris the builder

Lionel Zetter is Patron of Conservatives in Communications Boris Johnson once described himself as ‘basically a Brexity Hezza’. What he meant by that was that he and former Deputy Prime Minister Michael Heseltine shared a penchant for ‘grands projets’. The prime minister’s announcement that, despite ballooning costs, HS2 would go ahead underlined his fondness for … Continue reading Boris the builder