We are delighted to welcome James Monckton to Chelgate, where he is now heading our International Issues Management team. Jamie has a wealth of unique experience in international opinion and information management, leading some of the UK Ministry of Defence’s most demanding Discreet Information and Influence efforts to combat violent extremism in the middle east. Jamie, who speaks Arabic, led his team to conduct what were among the world’s largest and most influential information / behaviour change campaigns, using some of the most advanced techniques ever deployed by any nation. Blending theoretical knowledge with a great depth of practical experience […]Read More..
This month: Party conferences (Part 1), Politics of planning in Essex, Planning gains transparency and Great new hires for Chelgate Local! Brexit steals the show in Brighton By Angus Reilly, Intern Although it’s fair to say events elsewhere in the Supreme Court were to end up overshadowing everything else at Labour Conference, events in Brighton may have implications for the party and country in years to come. As well as plenty of infighting, Labour set the groundwork for an election campaign with a series of radical proposals that would have attracted media attention had it not been for […]Read More..
Commissioner-designate hearings A busy October awaits the European Parliament. It’s that time again when the Parliament gets to scrutinise EU Commissioner-designates in what has to be one of the most daunting job application processes in politics. With European Parliament is clearly feeling bold – having seemingly already rejected one commission candidate – this will be an intriguing week in Brussels with fresh-faced MEPs looking to make their mark on social media with pithy questions and brutal retorts. Urban Mobility Review The Commission is undertaking a comprehensive review of its 2013 Urban Mobility Package The Urban Mobility Review consultation […]Read More..