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Armitt review of UK infrastructure planning – a selection of media coverage & responses

I had the pleasure of advising and supporting my old boss, John Armitt, by developing and delivering the media and public relations strategy for his review of infrastructure decision making in the UK, published 5 September 2013. Below is a

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Don’t mess up your London Marathon prep with a few weeks to go

When I was one of the London 2012 staff preparing for the 2010 London Marathon we were lucky enough to have a pep talk from the boss a few weeks before the race. It was 25 miles beyond his preferred

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‘She’s not answering that': Tips on managing a PR phone interview

The X Factor finally lost me when it found Matt Cardle. The first I heard of Ella Henderson was Caitlin Moran’s tweet about a phone interview with the pop ‘starlet’ for the Daily Telegraph, which didn’t turn out quite as

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The power of a strong campaign idea: #1 reason Jubilee 2000 went from a uni class to millions

In 1990 a group of students at Keele University walked to the front of their lecture hall to sign a petition started by their politics professor, Martin Dent. They called for the cancellation of the crippling debt owed by the

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