Insights: Author: Rhiannon Hughes

Reshuffling Westminster

So, as David Cameron settles back into life at No.10, newly reshuffled Ministers receive their first red boxes in their new departments and the great scramble from MPs – old and new – for the best offices on the...

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Free event: What does #GE2015 mean for you?

How can charities engage with a new government? We would love you to join us for our free breakfast workshop so you’re ready to take advantage of the opportunity presented by the first 100 days of a new government.

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Lessons from the campaign trail

Five years ago during the last General Election, I was a campaign organiser in one of the country’s most marginal seats, which then led me to a career in politics, public affairs and PR.

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Budget day: is Osborne’s ‘long term economic plan’ a winning short term electoral strategy?

Delivering his final Budget of this Parliament, the Chancellor celebrated ‘a Britain walking tall again’ and set out his intention for a continued ‘long term economic plan’, which commentators and politicians alike all accepted really translated as a short...

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Three months and a lifetime of learnings

Back in April, I decided to take advantage of one of Stand’s greatest perks....

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Green finance: how can we transition towards a decarbonised future?

On 27th October, Stand hosted the second in our latest series of live events,...

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In the race to net zero, let’s not waste time picking sides

When we talk about the journey to net zero emissions, the scale of the...

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Is it time to challenge our perceptions of nuclear power?

The UK has a long civil nuclear heritage dating back to the 1950s. But...

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Can social media facilitate social change and political action?

Since around October last year, Nigeria has been in a state of political crisis...

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People aren’t voiceless, we just weren’t listening

The beauty of language is that it is ever changing, evolving as humans evolve...

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