Another week, another lobbying firm goes Tory

The clamour among lobbyists to sign up a Tory continues apace, with Edelman the latest big agency to get in on the action.

After waiting patiently on the sidelines for some months, the agency has made its second Tory hire in a matter of weeks – swooping for the well-connected Tory councillor and Evening Standard journo Sarah Richardson.

Edelman is clearly keen to keep up with the public affairs industry Jones’. Other agencies including Portland, Bell Pottinger, Lexington, Fleishman Hillard and TLG have all recently beefed up their Tory credentials, and Weber Shandwick will soon be doing the same (see post below). 

The lengths you have to go to get on a shortlist these days…

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