Women in transport – changing the perceptions of the industry

Westminster Advisers was delighted to partner with Women in Rail this week for a breakfast event looking at the gender imbalance in the transport industry, and what can or should be being done by both businesses and policymakers to make transport a more appealing and welcoming sector able to attract and retain women. We wereRead more

Britain’s developing multi-party state

The outcome of the 2015 General Election is fast becoming the most unpredictable to call for a generation. The trend away from the UK’s traditional two-party system (dominated by the Conservatives and Labour) appears set to continue. Whilst Lord Ashcroft’s latest poll – published earlier this week – clearly makes for uncomfortable reading for LabourRead more

Devo-Manc

On Monday morning, the Chancellor George Osborne devolved an unprecedented number of powers to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), supposedly more than they’d asked for. Powers and budgets for transport, planning and public service reform are to be devolved upon the condition of the election of a directly elected Mayor for Greater Manchester. TheRead more