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The Pagefield Review

23rd March 2018

With the UK-Russia diplomatic crisis boiling over, it was going to take a big news story to knock this off the front pages…enter stage left Chris Wylie. Wylie lifted the lid on his former employer, data firm Cambridge Analytica, revealing their misuse of Facebook data – revelations that have sparked debate on the use of personal […]

Philip Hammond’s Speech on EU/UK Financial Services: Deal or no Deal?

8th March 2018

Yesterday Philip Hammond outlined the Government’s ambition to include financial services as part of a wide ranging free trade deal with the European Union. Pagefield’s David Leslie analyses what this means for institutions and what to look out for as negotiations rumble on. What happened? Following the Prime Minister’s speech last week in which she […]

State of the Union – Trump 2.0?

31st January 2018

Donald Trump proclaimed a “new American moment” as he delivered his maiden State of the Union speech to Congress last night. Liam Parker, Pagefield partner and Boris Johnson’s former director of political communications, analyses what the future holds for Trump, the Republican Party and a possible US-UK free trade agreement. Ted Cruz (formerly ‘Lyin Ted’) on his […]

Meet the Editor: 5 Things We Learned from Tim Montgomerie, Editor of UnHerd

19th January 2018

Editor of UnHerd, Tim Montgomerie, joined us at Pagefield this week for our ‘Meet the Editor’ breakfast. Paul Codd provides his take. Launching UnHerd in the summer of 2017, editor and founder, Tim Montgomerie set out to create a news site with a difference, challenging how we as readers approach the news – because in […]

New Year, no more New Labour

17th January 2018

An efficient, drama-free reshuffle and a successful slate in the Labour NEC elections – Corbyn and his team have taken yet another step in solidifying their hold of the internal structures of the Labour party – and all without a hiccup (so far). Peter Turay gives his take on Corbyn’s progress and what it could […]