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.
Paul Goodman is Editor of ConservativeHome and 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.
Mark Wallace is Executive Editor of ConservativeHome, having moved into journalism after eight years working in campaigns and political communications. A former Campaign Director of the TaxPayers’ Alliance, he has also worked as Head of Media at the Institute of Directors and as a consultant to some of the UK’s largest brands.
Andrew Gimson is a contributing editor to ConservativeHome and the author of “Boris – the Rise of Boris Johnson”. He writes for a wide range of newspapers and magazines and was for seven years the Daily Telegraph’s parliamentary sketchwriter.
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.
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 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.