How Many Is That Now?

7 in 10 years, 10 in 15 years, average political life expectancy of 1.3 years. I have heard and misquoted enough statistics about coming and going housing ministers to keep me going until...

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Posted 21/06/2017

by Patrick McNamara

Suck it up, and get on with it

It's been a while since I wrote a blog article. I could say I've been busy. But in truth, it's because of the Election. Not the result (albeit I'll certainly come back to that), rather it...

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Posted 20/06/2017

by Ian Anderson

ELECTION 2017: VIEW FROM THE FRONTLINE

Following the election Chris has joined Iceni Projects as Associate in the Engagement (Manchester) team.  He has over a decade of political experience in the North West, including run...

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Posted 14/06/2017

by Chris Mawdsley

Polls, Polls, Polls

Quota sampling, herding, socio-economic profiling and weighting – just some of the essential parts that make up the mysterious world of opinion polling. An old political dictum states tha...

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Posted 07/06/2017

by Alun Hayes

30.05.2017 – Herne Hill Velodrome Cycle

Date: Tuesday 30th May 2017 Venue: Herne Hill Velodrome Iceni Projects would like to thank you for attending yesterday. We hope you had an enjoyable afternoon living the "Olympic Dr...

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Posted 31/05/2017

by James Bompas

Square Footage isn’t everything

Amid general election frenzy, new Metro Mayors settling into their roles and Jeremy Paxman shouting at party leaders…Iceni has decided to take a week off from politics. Instead of politic...

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Posted 31/05/2017

by Patrick McNamara

The Party Manifestos – A Missed Opportunity for Housing?

One thing is clear: housing and planning will not be at the top of the Prime Minister’s in tray come 9 June. Brexit is set to devour civil service and governmental resources as the withdr...

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Posted 24/05/2017

by Christian Cosby

7 Things Built Environment Professionals Need To Know About The Party Manifestos

For the first time in a long time the three main parties are proposing very different policies. Here are 7 things you need to know about what they are saying on housing and planning. <...

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Posted 19/05/2017

by Nick Vose

Looking across the Pond

Taking a break out of the seemingly endless election cycle, I attended a NLA event last week on 'Grappling with Growth'. The event was an intriguing dialogue between London's Deputy Mayor...

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Posted 17/05/2017

by Charlotte Hunter

Metro Mayor FAQ

Download Iceni Engagement’s Metro Mayor Briefing Pack here for everything you need to know. ...

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Posted 11/05/2017

by Patrick McNamara