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The Motion: PR and Spin have Undermined Trust in Politics

Has political PR – often called spin - undermined public trust in politics, or are PR’s critics simply guilty of trying to shoot the messenger?

Please note registration is from 6.00pm and the debate begins at 6.30pm.

For the motion

Kevin Maguire
Kevin Maguire – Associate and Political Editor, Daily Mirror Sheila Gunn - Political Consultant, formerly political journalist and John Major's press spokesperson.


Against the motion

Lance Price Francis Ingham
Lance Price – Former Labour ‘spin doctor’ and now author and commentator Francis Ingham – Chief Executive the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA)

In the chair: Trevor Morris, Visiting Professor of Public Relations, University of Westminster, and co-author of ‘PR- A Persuasive Industry?’

Seating is limited.

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The debate will be followed by a drinks reception, kindly sponsored by Bell Pottinger Public Affairs.