The 17-year-old student credited with popularising the #Milifandom hashtag during the 2015 general election has become embroiled in a Twitter spat with former Conservative MP Louise Mensch.
Property services giant BNP Paribas Real Estate has appointed Patrick Clift from the British Property Federation as its UK PR director.
A post-election survey has revealed that the television debates were the biggest factor influencing voting intentions, followed by television interviews, especially for UKIP and SNP voters.
David Cameron could spearhead an amendment to the Freedom of Information Act that would strengthen the ability of the Government to veto the publication of sensitive documents, following publication of the so-called 'black spider memos' from Prince Charles to government departments today.
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It was a night that began with low expectations of a definitive result but that ended in a shock victory for David Cameron's Conservatives.
It was a disastrous night for the industry professionals standing for Parliament yesterday.
Nearly four times as many people claim to have voted Labour as Conservative today, according to a snap Twitter 'exit poll' conducted by Talkwalker this afternoon.
A majority of public affairs professionals believe David Cameron will end up as Prime Minister following the general election, although PRWeek readers believe Labour conducted the best campaign.
A senior Tesco comms chief is a parliamentary candidate for Hackney in the general election, PRWeek has learned.
Two of Scotland's biggest PR firms have merged to create one of Scotland's biggest PR and public affairs agencies, Pagoda Porter Novelli.
Journalists who have had bribery cases against them dropped have spoken out against the Metropolitan Police and Crown Prosecution Service.
As the President of the United States, you probably have to bite your lip to prevent yourself from speaking your mind a hundred times a day.
Six more industry professionals are running as parliamentary candidates in the general election, PRWeek has learned.
Now that the election is over, attention is turning to the legislative agenda. Lobbying may not have been a hot button election issue but the Government must revisit the flawed lobbying legislation that was passed in haste in 2014.
This week in Galway, 17 years after the Good Friday Agreement was signed, the heir to the British throne met with the leader of the provisional republican movement that murdered his great uncle and mentor 35 years ago.
For the clear losers at the election - Labour, the Liberal Democrats and UKIP - new leadership and new policies won't be enough to turn the tide without new ways to communicate with the electorate.
The new perceived wisdom of the commentariat is to see the parallels between the situation faced by John Major in 1992 and the Prime Minister now as guides to the likely path that this Government will follow. In fact, the situation is entirely different.
The stats show that when you ask the general public what the most important issue in British politics is, most will reply "trust". Day in, day out, politicians are painted as liars, never able to answer a question directly.
Since October I had consistently predicted on TV, national press, radio and social media that the Conservatives would win a majority on 7 May. Here's why:
It is the first full week of the new Government and after a weekend's rest, following a shock ending, we're now into Cameron - Part II. But will it be more of the same or will the franchise be taken off in a new direction?
In the run up to the election, The Equality Movement launched a digital campaign asking political parties to address gender equality as a mainstream economic issue, and here is why: fewer women will vote in this general election than men.
Check out our gallery from the PRWeek Global Awards 2015, hosted at the Park Lane Hotel.
A few weeks ago, I was with the head of a medium-sized firm when he was asked to sign a letter to a national newspaper in support of a political party.
Prostate Cancer UK teamed up with fellow charities Tenovus and the Movember Foundation for its innovative ManVan campaign.
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The Conservative Party's head of broadcast, Carrie Symonds, is leaving her role to become Culture Secretary John Whittingdale's media special adviser.
Bellenden has hired Laura Fox, former director of comms for Balfour Beatty's Services division and external affairs secretary to the Speaker of the House of Commons, as director of corporate affairs.
Bellenden has hired William Hague's former special adviser Chris White to join the senior management team at its public affairs arm.
Portland has appointed Anthony Simon, who heads up digital comms at the Prime Minister's Office and Cabinet Office, to join the agency's international team.
UKIP has appointed former BBC producer Sarah White as a press officer ahead of the general election in May.
Change.org, the petition website, has hired Tom Bage from corporate comms agency Pagefield as UK director of comms.
Westbourne Communications has hired former Labour Party Home Secretary Jacqui Smith to chair its public affairs practice.