WA Christmas reception 2016

WA was delighted to welcome guests from across business, politics and the media to our 2016 Christmas reception, held at the London Transport Museum on 13th December 2016. In addition to it being an opportunity to meet with friends and reflect on what has been a tumultuous year in politics and communications, we were delightedRead more

Westminster Advisers rebrands as WA

Westminster Advisers has launched its rebrand to WA to reflect its broader service offer in strategic communications and its growing presence in the devolved nations and English cities and regions. The company has enjoyed 70% growth since 2012, becoming an agency of choice for clients with interesting and complex public affairs challenges. In that time,Read more

Taking away the politics: What difference will the National Infrastructure Commission make?

Westminster Advisers was delighted to recently host Sir John Armitt for a breakfast discussion on ‘Delivering greater certainty for UK infrastructure’ and the work of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC). As one of the UK’s most successful engineers and former Head of the Olympic Delivery Authority, Sir John has presided over some of the UK’sRead more

Just what does a consumer focused energy policy look like?

Westminster Advisers was delighted to welcome Angus MacNeil MP, the chair of the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee, for a recent roundtable discussion on future challenges in the energy sector. Taking place in the context of a fast changing energy policy landscape the roundtable was an opportunity to discuss the government’s priorities forRead more

Budget 2016: can Osborne regain the momentum?

Last autumn George Osborne was at the peak of his popularity within the parliamentary party. Considered to have been key to the Conservative Party’s surprise General Election victory and to be leading efforts to change popular perceptions of the party – in part through stealing popular Labour Party policies – he was the clear frontRead more

Conservative roundtable series – Alan Mak MP

Westminster Advisers was delighted to be joined by Conservative MP Alan Mak MP on Thursday 25th February, in the latest in our series of events examining the Conservative party in government. This was a chance to consider the Conservative Party’s 2015 intake of MPs, what they’re like, and how they’re likely to behave. With manyRead more

Conservative roundtable series – Graham Brady MP

Westminster Advisers was delighted to be joined by Graham Brady MP, Chair of the 1922 Committee on Thursday 4th February, in what was our first in a series of social events to examine the Conservative party in government.   Following a ‘dry January’ for much of the company, Westminster Advisers invited guests for Thursday evening wineRead more

Can Clinical Commissioning Groups help transform the NHS?

WA recently held a breakfast briefing on the changes in the health commissioning landscape, focusing particularly on clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). The area continues to evolve with a new government and the NHS efficiency agenda.  We were delighted to hear from Julie Wood, Chief Executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners, on the challenges from a CCGRead more