Victoria McNish

Posts by Victoria McNish

Forced Fashion or Fashion Forward?

Last week I interviewed Nus Ghani MP in an event for NextGen Public Affairs to hear more about her lobbying efforts to end trade with states complicit in genocide and ensure no UK business profits from slave-labour. International organisations have been campaigning for years against the Chinese Government’s internment of Uyghur people in so-called ‘re-education’ […]

Follow the green brick road…

Jaguar Land Rover, Scottish Widows, Shell, Coca-Cola – what do they all have in common you may ask? These are just some of the companies that have announced new net zero or decarbonisation targets in the past month alone.   Rarely a week goes by without one corporate pledge or another in the headlines, which […]

Rishi to the Rescue?

Walking into Number 11 in February following the resignation of Sajid Javid, new Chancellor Rishi Sunak was already thrown in headfirst knowing he had to deliver his first Budget in just a few short weeks. The March Budget was significant in itself as he dispensed £30bn of additional spending, including £12bn alone to mitigate the […]

Clash of the Crises

Let’s go back to January 2020 – a mere three months ago. We were fresh out of a General Election with a Government riding high on a strong parliamentary majority, poised to unleash spending and ‘level-up’ the economy. Boris even managed to get Brexit done. 2019 had been the year of Extinction Rebellion and Greta […]