Next meeting: Friday 31st March, 08:30-10:00, Food and Drink Federation (10 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SL)
Next event: Brexit: Against all odds with Matthew Elliott, Thursday 16th February. Register here.
Last meeting: Friday 27th January
The Group represents PRCA members active in Public Affairs and Lobbying. We strive to: be inclusive in our approach and encourage a wide range of PRCA members to engage and participate in our activities; represent the interests of members operating in Public Affairs and Lobbying; promote better understanding of public affairs and lobbying; promote the achievements and legitimacy of professional public affairs practitioners; work collaboratively with other industry bodies and other PRCA groups; promote the development of skills and standards in the industry; and organise a range of interesting events and meetings for members.
The Group's most recent activities include:
- Local and London Election Night Party at Shepherd's of Westminster with Terrapin Communications (May 2016).
- Mark Field event on EU referendum and the challanges faced by Conservative Party management (February 2016).
- Angus MacNeil MP event on energy and select committees (January 2016).
- Alan Mak MP and Angela Rayner MP event on the new intake (October 2015).
- Public Affairs Group Summer Party with Lord Black of Brentwood (July 2015).
- The #PollNightLong 12-hour General Election party, feature in The Times, New York Times and PR Week (May 2015)
- Our exclusive viewing for members at Ellwood Atfield's gallery of "How to win and lost an election (April 2015)
- Our "Will social media influence the General Election" debate (April 2015)
- YouGov polling predictions event (April 2015)
- TV Leaders Debates at Shepherd's of Westminster (April 2015)
PA Group members, their staff and non-executive consultants, agree to abide by a strict Code of Conduct, to ensure openness and transparency and honesty in their dealings with the institutions of government (see PRCA Public Affairs and Lobbying Code). As a condition of PRCA and Public Affairs and Lobbying Group membership, all members must agree to be bound by the terms of the PRCA Professional Charter, and provide quarterly updates to the online PRCA Public Affairs and Lobbying Register the names of all clients and staff involved in Public Affairs and Lobbying activity. For the latest registers, see PRCA Public Affairs and Lobbying Register.
If you would like to find out more information about the PRCA’s Public Affairs and Lobbying activity and its register, please contact Nicholas Henry Dunn-McAfee.