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Paul Beckford, 9:07AM, 18 January 2017 Lionel Zetter wins Douglas Smith Award 2016

At the CIPR Public Affairs Group Christmas Party held in Central London, Lionel Zetter Director of The European Azerbaijan Society and proprietor of Shepherd’s Westminster was announced as the 2016 winner of the Douglas Smith Award.

CIPR PA, 2:20PM, 16 September 2015 Christmas party tickets for sale now

Tickets for our legendary Christmas party are selling now. Ignore the fact it is still September and get in early for guaranteed festive merriment and cheer.

CIPR PA, 3:48PM, 9 July 2015 All we want for Christmas is you

Our annual Christmas fiesta is the highlight of the festive period, better even than little sausages wrapped in bacon or the turkey itself. This year it will be happening on 2 Dec at 6pm. Best pop the date in you diary now. More info to follow.

CIPR PA, 3:48PM, 9 July 2015 Big name speakers announced for Commons Press Gallery event

On 9 September, join a panel of political gurus in the Commons to preview the party conference seasons. Confirmed so far are Isabel Oakeshott (former Political Editor of the Sunday Times), Philip Collins (Chief Leader Writer, The Times) and Tom Mludzinski (Director of Political Polling, ComRes).

CIPR PA, 1:15PM, 30 June 2015 Chair’s letter to members on closure of UKPAC and launch of UKLR

The Chair of CIPA Public Affairs (CIPR PA), Paul Beckford MCIPR, has written to members regarding the closure of the UK Public Affairs Council (UKPAC) and imminent launch of the UK Lobbying Register (UKLR), which will require all members of CIPR PA to be registrants.

CIPR PA, 3:35PM, 12 June 2015 Grand summer party – free champagne and Pimms alert!

Noted party animal and economics enthusiast, John Maynard Keynes, taught us many things, but his views on Pimms are cloaked in mystery. Err on the side of caution and raise your intake of both champagne and Pimms at our free grand summer party with PubAffairs. Hosted and supported by the wonderful people at Michael Page Policy, the venue will be the Grand Atrium of Michael Page’s main offices in Holborn.

CIPR PA, 3:10PM, 22 May 2015 You have elected a new committee

At our recent AGM, a new committee was elected and Paul Beckford was voted in as Chair.

CIPR PA, 3:07PM, 22 May 2015 Get involved with this PA survey and help shift the frontier of knowledge

Public affairs is much talked about in the media but little understood. Sarah Roberts-Bowman, who runs the MA in Public Relations at the University of the Arts, London, is helping change this. Please help her PhD research in to PA by taking a short survey

CIPR PA, 3:05PM, 22 May 2015 Rebecca Yates crowned Sage of Westminster after election win

CIPR Public Affairs has announced that Rebecca Yates, Stakeholder and Communications Officer for Smart Energy GB, and also Chair of the CIPRPA Young Professionals, won the 'Sage of Westminster' competition with the most accurate prediction of the General Election result. The competition was kindly sponsored by Horseferry Public Affairs.

CIPR PA, 1:56PM, 18 October 2013 Summer Party 2013

The Public Affairs Group Summer Party took place on the evening of 17 July 2013 at the Intercontinental Westminster. More than 80 guests gathered for this much-anticipated annual celebration of the public affairs profession. The guest speaker was Chris Bryant, Labour MP for Rhondda in Wales.