The Government’s approach to foreign lobbyists suggests wider reform is needed

By Max Sugarman. Earlier this week, the Queen’s Speech saw a raft of legislation announced for the coming Parliamentary term, including proposals for a new National Security Bill. According to the Times, the new Bill could include “a foreign influence registration scheme, giving the Government the power to deport spies and lobbyists who fail to […]

How to deliver reform

According to David Miliband, the core to any successful reform programme is Government leadership, business innovation and popular mobilisation. But this takes a lot of effort to put these into place, not least using public affairs techniques. Miliband, the former Foreign Secretary and now President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, was speaking on […]