This International Women’s Day we have highlighted some of the up-and-coming MPs from across Parliament - with seven newly-elected female MPs that we think will be ones to watch for in years to come.
Highlights from our Survey of Business Leaders' Budget Expectations
Lead Political Consultant James Dowling provides his initial take on the first Budget of the Recovery
On 3rd February 2020, Boris Johnson stood under the murals of Greenwich Maritime Museum to outline his vision of a Global Britain outside the European Union. Almost exactly one year on, the UK has left the EU and the Prime Minister is trying to make his promise a reality. The Government’s agenda is driven by an attempt to look further afield than our closest neighbours in Europe to influence global policy.
2021 presents significant challenges and opportunities for Britain as a nation and on the international stage. 2020 ended with a last-gasp Brexit deal which, after further inspection, seems rather thin on the ground, as well as a dramatic U-turn over coronavirus restrictions which has led us into a lockdown stretching till the Spring. Covid-19 and Brexit will inevitably dominate the agenda as one looks ahead to the next year; however when plotting a timeline of events, there are crucial issues to be aware of, whether that is the Union, a renewed focus on ‘Global Britain’ or a push for sustainability and a green recovery.
The Lansons Public Affairs Team give their tentative predictions for 2021