PLMR outlines universities and their political influence in Times Higher Education

Ben Farmer

Account Manager

With the countdown on until the next general election, PLMR adviser and former education minister Anne Milton has outlined in Times Higher Education why now is a crucial time for universities to influence party manifestos and policies.

The election presents a critical opportunity for the UK’s universities to address the many challenges that threaten their stability and reputation. Key challenges the universities could look to work with policymakers on include student fees & funding, freedom of speech and student mental health.

Anne advises that persistence and patience are likely to be vital. Policy change does not happen overnight; indeed, it often takes weeks, months, even years for a new policy to be agreed, developed and delivered.

Read the full piece: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/opinion/if-you-want-influence-uk-parties-he-policies-now-time-engage

PLMR’s CEO, Kevin Craig, discusses Post Office scandal, conversion therapy and the elderly’s status of wealth on LBC

Persistent funding problems in education

Add PLMR to your contacts

PLMR’s crisis communications experience is second to none, and includes pre-emptive and reactive work across traditional and social media channels. We work with a range of organisations to offer critical communication support when they are faced with difficult and challenging scenarios.