David Laws – Perspective on the Queen’s Speech

Governments and political commentators tend to get very excited about the annual Queen's Speech - which sets out the government's legislative agenda for the year ahead. Many hours are spent in government haggling over the Bills that are to be included and trying to frame a political narrative around what is often a hotch-potch of different measures. But what is actually unveiled is usually rather underwhelming - as it simply sets out the implementation in law of policy that has already been...

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GK Strategy 11th May, 2021 Insight

Sadiq Khan retains Mayoralty despite underwhelming result

The GK team share their thoughts on the London Mayoral Elections. Please see our commentary here: Sadiq Khan retains Mayoralty despite underwhelming result

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GK Strategy 10th May, 2021 Insight

Elections 2021: Tees Valley Mayoral Election

The GK team have shared their insights on the Tees Valley Mayoral Election Download our analysis here: Tees Valley Mayoral Election

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GK Strategy 10th May, 2021 Insight

David Laws – View on Elections 2021

Thursday's election results will give analysts a great deal of information to pore over during the weeks and months ahead. But whatever the detail, it's likely that this election round will be remembered for one result - the crushing defeat of Labour by the Conservatives in the "heartland Labour" seat of Hartlepool. This is the type of seat that would be expected to be Labour under almost any circumstances, yet it has fallen to a Conservative Party which has been in power nationally for over a...

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GK Strategy 7th May, 2021 Insight

Elections 2021 – A view from the nations

Read GK's commentary on today's election results in Scotland and Wales here: A view from the nations

Lobbying in the news

Statement by Robin Grainger, CEO, GK Strategy: The activities of a former Prime Minister have been frontpage over recent days and look set to remain so, with several probes and inquiries launched by government and Parliament. At this time, I want to be clear: At GK, we adhere to the highest ethical standards. We are committed members of our industry’s self-regulating bodies, the PRCA and the former Association of Professional...

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GK Strategy 23rd Apr, 2021 Insight

Political Analyst Recruitment

POLITICAL ANALYST Date Added: 9 April 2021 Closing Date: 30 April 2021 Job Title: Political Analyst Location: London Salary: £24,000 Length of Contract: Permanent  We are recruiting an Analyst to work in our award-winning due diligence team, providing investors with in-depth political, policy & regulatory analysis, advice and...

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GK Strategy 15th Apr, 2021 Insight

Senior Political Analyst Recruitment

SENIOR POLITICAL ANALYST Date Added: 9 April 2021 Closing Date: 30 April 2021 Job Title: Senior Political Analyst Location: London Salary: £28,000 to £30,000 Length of Contract: Permanent We are recruiting a Senior Political Analyst to work in our award-winning political, policy and regulatory due diligence team (PDD), providing investors with in-depth...

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GK Strategy 15th Apr, 2021 Insight