How we came about and who we are
ConservativeIntelligence.com formed in June 2009, with an election looming there was high demand for good quality information and intelligence on the Conservative Party. The team behind the highly regarded ConservativeHome.com felt they were in a position to provide the best possible profiles, insights and policy analysis on the Conservative Party, it grew from there.
The Director of ConservativeIntelligence is Tim Montgomerie. A former Chief of Staff to Iain Duncan Smith and co-founder of the Centre for social Justice, he launched ConservativeHome in 2005. Tim’s key areas of expertise are the economy, compassionate conservatism, the Big Society, US politics and foreign affairs.
Paul Goodman was MP for Wycombe from 2001 until 2010, when he chose to step down. During his time as an MP he served on the Work and Pensions, Treasury and Local Government frontbench teams. A former Comment Editor of The Telegraph his specialist areas of interest include local government, community cohesion, public service reform, security and Parliament.
ConservativeIntelligence.com through a weekly intelligence letter includes: The Leading Article; which includes commentaries on major policy areas or strategic choices facing the party and government and the Essential Reading List; a selection of stories and articles that are ‘must reads’ for any person wanting to understand the Conservative Party. A subscriber to ConservativeIntelligence.com will not miss anything important. We also have on our members only section of the Conintel website Political Profiles; a detailed profile of key movers and shakers within the Conservative Party, including government advisers, MP’s and outside influencers.
ConservativeIntelligence.com can do this because the team behind it are – not to put too fine a point on it – obsessive about the Conservative Party. The editorial team, headed by Tim Montgomerie (Director of CI), has been running ConservativeHome.com for the last four years. They get up at 6.00am each and every day to ensure, that three hours later, the website is a daily must-read for MPs, journalists and Tory grassroots members. The CI team knows every member of the shadow cabinet, every parliamentary candidate, every leading member of the Conservative machine.
With ConservativeIntelligence.com, the ConservativeHome team supported by account managers and researchers will translate this unrivalled knowledge into products that will be useful for anyone interested in understanding the Conservative Party and the Conservative government.
For more information on the work we do or to sign up to become a member please email firstname.lastname@example.org.