This year has seen all manner of political and cultural surprises, it has seen the astonishing rise of Corbyn, our first taste of Trumpism and the sweeping reach of #MeToo. We spoke with Pagefield friends Tim Shipman, Deborah Mattinson, Christian May, Laura Kuenssberg & Claire Fox to understand the year that was.
Former Minister for Education, Housing, Fisheries and Sport at the Scottish Office and MP for Aberdeen South 1992-1997, Raymond Roberston gives us his predictions for the year ahead in Scottish Politics, in our latest guest blog.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s low-key, unflashy and seemingly un-politician-like style is arguably what originally endeared him to Labour supporters in the leadership ballot nearly eight months ago reports Pagefield Academy Faculty member, Caroline Goyder.
As the dust settles on Sadiq Khan’s election as London Mayor, James Cooksey, Director of Central London for The Crown Estate, guest blogs for us looking at some of the steps that we need to take to keep London great.
Tom Kelly is Strategic Communications Adviser to HS2 and the first contributor to Pagefield’s brand new series of guest blogs, providing invaluable insights into some of the UK’s most prominent sectors.
What are the elements of a successful online petition and can they be replicated in every situation, asks Tom Bage of Change.org, in one of a series of essays on campaigning marking Pagefield’s fifth birthday.
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