Alex Mulchrone

Alex returned to Interel in 2017, having completed a placement year in the research team in 2015. His work supports clients in sectors including defence and security, infrastructure and energy. Alex’s own political interests include international relations and foreign policy, and he has previous experience in the legal and policy fields. Outside of work, Alex enjoys quiz shows and rugby. Alex holds a First class BSc (hons) in Politics with International Relations from the University of Bath.

Posts by Alex Mulchrone

Liberal Democrat Conference: Stuck in the Middle

As the Liberal Democrats gather in Brighton for their annual conference this week, people are asking: what’s the point? The third force in British politics appears to have been reduced to a group of angry bystanders. After losing 49 of their 57 MPs at the 2015 General Election, Brexit should have been a turning point […]

Interel TV – The Cabinet Brexit Summit

Our Consultant Alexander Mulchrone runs us through the ramifications from this week’s big Brexit summit amongst Cabinet Ministers.

Interel Brexit Breakfast with Barry Gardiner MP – Shadow International Trade Secretary

Interel hosted a Brexit Breakfast with Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade on 18 January 2018. Barry offered his insight on Brexit negotiations and the future of international trade. Here are the top 10 things you need to know. Labour will vote against the EU Withdrawal Bill until it meets 6 […]

Less reshuffle, more kerfuffle

Walter Bagehot in The English Constitution argued that the power of patronage was the Prime Minister’s most useful tool. Through hiring and firing, Cabinet reshuffles are an important way for Prime Ministers to shake-up their top team, clear out the stables and stamp their authority over misbehaving Ministers. Clearly, Theresa May has skipped reading her […]

Insights from our Budget briefing with Nicky Morgan MP

This morning, Interel hosted a Budget briefing with the Chair of the Treasury Select Committee, Nicky Morgan MP, and George Parker, Political Editor of the Financial Times. The speakers joined Interel’s network of business leaders, to discuss what the Budget will mean for the economy, politics and Brexit. Here are the top ten takeaways from […]

Budget 2017 Analysis: Fiscal Phil plays it safe

Philip Hammond has this afternoon delivered his annual Budget. As well as an update on the Government’s accounts, the Chancellor announced a range of spending commitments designed to reinvigorate the economy and revive his party’s – and his own – political fortunes. This was always going to be a testing afternoon for Fiscal Phil. Play […]