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An accomplished consultant, Victoria has over 10 years of experience advising MPs, blue chip companies, handling crises and media training. Before agency life, Victoria worked at Pfizer in the Government Affairs team and prior to that a Shadow Cabinet MP. During the 2005 and 2010 General Elections Victoria was a Press and Broadcast Officer at Conservative Campaign Head Quarters.

An Election Night to Remember

by Victoria Barton | May 13, 2015

A number of friends and family asked me why I bother staying up and watching the election results roll in, noting, “Why waste valuable sleeping hours?” For some elections I think their comments might be justified, but for last week’s general election, they were wrong. The evening was dramatic from the get go and it […]

From Davos to Birmingham

by Victoria Barton | January 31, 2014

While last week saw heads of state and leading CEOs gather in the glamorous Swiss resort to discuss global economic matters, it won’t be long before political party leaders gather members in the arguably less swish locations of Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow. Although the locations bear no resemblance to each other, there is some similarity […]

Reshuffle 2015 – An Opportunity or a Nightmare For Businesses Engaging With Government?

by Victoria Barton | October 8, 2013

Rumoured to have been halted twice, yesterday saw the UK’s three main political party leaders David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband make changes to their ministerial teams. Although, the Prime Minister David Cameron is thought to have favoured an early summer reshuffle, this movement of personnel took place the day before parliament returned from […]