Lee Whitehill

Lee is Group Marketing Director based in London where he leads the consumer and leisure sector. He has worked with a number of major clients in food and drink, customer services and technology. Before joining the company, Lee was Head of Campaigns and Media for Britain’s largest private sector trade union where he dealt with a range of high profile national issues.

Posts by Lee Whitehill

Do Marches Matter?

Comparisons have been drawn between the 700,000 strong Peoples Vote march on Saturday and the 1,000,000 who turned out to protest against the war in Iraq in 2003. The numbers for both events are obviously huge but the question is do demonstrations of this sort actually achieve anything? After all, the war in Iraq went […]

Labour Conference: Corbyn sets out red lines

At the start of Labour conference  we suggested three areas where Labour was facing maximum danger – its internal democracy review, Europe and a peoples’ vote, and on the potential for the fringe to produce some unsavoury gaffs. So how did they fare? In terms of the democracy review – check. The unions sideswiped Momentum […]

Labour Conference: The grassroots are in control

This time last year Labour went into its annual conference buoyed by a better than expected general election result and Jeremy Corbyn’s rapturous reception at Glastonbury. 12 months later, after a contentious summer of internal wrangling, a failure to deal effectively with anti-Semitism allegations and a continued onslaught from Fleet Street, conference will be a […]

Corbyn caught in Blair’s Brexit bear trap

At the end of last year MPs and commentators were left fuming about what had happened to David Davis’s “now you see them, now you don’t” impact assessments on the economic outcomes of Brexit. Never fear. Politics abhors a vacuum, and Tony Blair’s Global Institute for Change has stepped in to fill in the detail, […]

End of the Party?

Before the election there was an idea doing the rounds that the big beasts in the Cabinet were exhausted, having punched each other to a standstill following the Leave victory, and that the next generation of thoughtful MPs were fizzing with ideas and measuring the ministerial curtains. New MP Tom Tugendhat’s crisp military organisation unseated […]

Will either Trump or Bercow make it to the state visit?

After the hand holding, Theresa May took her courtship of President Trump one step further on Valentine’s Day when she said how much she was looking forward to their second date later this year. Instead of chocolates or a card, the Prime Minister’s gift to Trump was the rejection of a petition signed by 2 […]