Feb 11, 2013 15:45 GMT A lot has been made of the Eastleigh by-election as a pre-cursor to the next general election and a real test of Coalition relations. With just over two weeks to go until polling, the contenders have wasted no time in kick-starting and shaping their campaigns. Curtin&Co consultant, Aisling O'Dwyer takes a look at the field after the first weekend of campaigning.
Jan 28, 2013 11:53 GMT Former Conservative councillor and Curtin&Co consultant, Edward Butler-Ellis, shares his thoughts on HS2 as the Government announces the second phase of the controversial infrastructure project.
Dec 06, 2012 09:00 GMT In today’s Autumn Statement, George Osborne announced further savings across all but four government departments; resulting in 13,500 civil service job cuts. Curtin&Co Labour Consultant and Slough Cabinet Member, Pavitar Mann, gives her view of the latest ‘efficiency’ savings from the Chancellor.
Nov 19, 2012 12:34 GMT Looking at last weeks elections Labour Councillor and Curtin&Co Consultant, Paul Harvey, says the Coalitions public perception is incompetence.
Nov 06, 2012 14:08 GMT Curtin&Co Executive, James Wickett-Whyte looks at how unions are reacting to increased Local Government pension investment in infrastructure.
Nov 06, 2012 12:11 GMT This September represented the fastest rate of construction of new homes since before the worst of the recession hit in 2008, with a 15% rise in new building since August and contributing towards growth figures of 2.0 %.
Oct 17, 2012 16:42 BST Anti-Coalition factions in the Lib Dem and Tory parties formed an unlikely alliance this week in opposition to the Coalition Government’s proposed planning reforms.
Oct 15, 2012 09:29 BST Following the Brighton Conference Lib Dem Consultant, Jen Berger, has provided some analysis of the housing motion as well as how delegates backed a call against the Government's relaxation of the planning laws.
Oct 09, 2012 14:56 BST Curtin&Co Consultant Aisling O'Dwyer takes a look at Mark Prisk's first few weeks in his new role as housing minister.
Sep 13, 2012 18:45 BST Curtin&Co's Jamie Stilgoe and Chris Oughton look at lobbying reform and conclude it's got to be all or nothing for a statutory register.