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  • Leadership candidates get social

    The scramble to succeed Theresa May has focused Tory minds on the importance of getting social media right.

    Mandating Drug Prices in Ads May Lead to Consumer Hesitancy and Big Pharma Pushback

    In early May, the Trump administration announced that it will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose the “list price” of their prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements.

    The Brexit Party’s Twitter breakthrough

    Analysis of Twitter by Portland found that ahead of the EU elections the two major parties could be faltering even more than the public polls suggest.

    Uncertainty remains the main challenge

    This morning saw the launch of Portland’s latest Brexit publication - Mind the Gap: Navigating the EU after Brexit. Here are some of the key takeaways from the panel discussion.

    Brexit: The Final Countdown?

    On Tuesday 26th March 2019, Portland hosted a breakfast panel, Brexit: The Final Countdown? Discussing the Article 50 extension and what happens next. The panel included Sam Gyimah MP, Stephen Wall, Liam Halligan, Alastair Campbell and Laura Trott.

    Is the NHS plan enough to ward off Downing Street’s January blues?

    Comprehensive and ambitious, the ‘NHS Long Term Plan’ provides practical solutions to the challenges an ageing population, funding pressures and growing demand will bring in coming years.

    100 days to Brexit: the end is near?

    Having survived a confidence vote and another embarrassing European Council, Theresa May emerges determined to plough on with her impossible job to deliver Brexit.

    2021: The real Brexit cliff edge?

    The five key takeaways from Portland's '2021: The real Brexit cliff edge?' breakfast discussion.

    Theresa on tour…

    Downing Street is in campaign mode, supportive MPs are being identified and stakeholders lined up for endorsements. There’s a daily themed grid in place, around which messaging will (in theory) be devised and delivered. 

    The devil is in the detail

    The EU commission cannot maintain the confidence of the EU 27 without popular support. It’s time to win back public trust.

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