Becca Wright

Becca is a Consultant at Interel, specialising in public affairs and corporate communications in the health, education and transport sectors. She is Chair of the Association of Professional Political Consultants Young Consultants’ Committee, the self-regulatory body for professional political practitioners under the age of 30. Becca previously worked in press and public affairs roles in the third sector, and holds a BA in Philosophy and Politics from the University of York.

Posts by Becca Wright

Looking for a legacy: Cameron seizes the life chances agenda

On Monday morning, David Cameron delivered the first major speech on prisons from a Prime Minister for over twenty years. This reform agenda should be accredited to Michael Gove, but the PM has seized the life chances agenda as his own. Pursuing a domestic policy focus not only serves as a useful distraction from Europe, […]

Oldham: All in moderation

The split in the Labour Party is becoming the stuff of political legend, just twelve weeks into Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. While much of the coverage of the Syria vote, focused on Labour in disarray, even a resounding by-election victory in Oldham West and Royston has not brought unity, with an internal scrabble over whether this […]

It’s the end of the world as we know it

If we didn’t exist, why would anyone bother to make us up? Given the scale of Labour’s defeat in May, and as it becomes clear that Jeremy Corbyn is no longer a paper candidate, this question needs to be ringing in the ears of any Labour Party member. Instead, the party has spent the past few months […]

Guest post from DTW: Northern cities must listen to and act on government agenda

Chris Taylor, Managing Director of DTW, one of Interel’s partner PR and marketing agencies, writes a guest post for us on what George Osborne’s plan for the Northern Powerhouse will shape the agenda in local government over the coming years. Chris sits on the CIPR council. You can find him tweeting @dtwchris. Northern cities must listen […]

Guest post: Brexit – keep calm and find a deal

As the Conservatives take power in the UK, our colleagues in Brussels have looked at the potential impact of the confirmed in-out referendum of the UK. Managing Partner Gregoire Poission talks us through the implications of Brexit. Brussels –the city of deals, and it will need the mother of all deals to prevent the UK […]

Guest post from ComRes: Looking past the poll of polls

On 16 April, Interel and a selection of invited guests sat down with ComRes Chairman and founder Andrew Hawkins, to discuss the state of the polls in the final week of the general election campaign. Here, ComRes Senior Consultant Adam Ludlow talks us through why it is important to look beyond the ‘poll of polls.’  […]