Connecting the UK

Politics is changing and how you shape, inform and influence policy and decision making needs to change too.

DevoConnect connects you to those who have the power to change minds across the UK. We design and deliver communications strategies, political consultancy, training, and event organising for organisations across the UK focusing on adapting to the future of devolution.

We are at the forefront of devolution and Metro Mayor plans and will help you communicate your ambitions to shape and influence tomorrow’s decision making process today.

The DevoConnect Network brings together the very best communications professionals in the UK to help you get your voice heard ahead of the rest. Our DevoIntelligence Service keeps you up to date with the latest developments across the UK as they emerge.


Devolution News & Views

Devo Intelligence

If the next PM really wants a Northern Powerhouse, he will back HS2

by Henri Murison on June 27, 2019

Last week marked the fifth anniversary of the Northern Powerhouse, set up by the then-Chancellor George Osborne. Since then, there …

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Amid national political turmoil, Local Industrial Strategies are the way forward for regions

by Ben Houchen on May 30, 2019

In both the recent local and European elections, we have seen a massive shift in the political landscape that cannot …

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What the new cabinet means for the regions and English devolution

by Jack Hutchison on July 25, 2019

The question of what a Boris Johnson premiership means for anything is a vexing question. Most likely through tight-lipped prudence, …

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Will Grant Shapps Pass his In Tray Test?

by Steve Barwick on July 25, 2019

Pity (or not) Grant Shapps, who will be mulling his rather full in-tray today as the rest of us look …

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DevoConnect launches new collection of essays on health devolution

by Steve Barwick on July 2, 2019

Leading health sector thinkers examine important trend in health devolution operating ‘under the radar’. Senior politicians and health experts came …

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What does the Tory leadership race mean for HS2?

by Jack Hutchison on June 28, 2019

Of the two Tory leadership frontrunners only Jeremy Hunt has committed to deliver HS2. Boris Johnson will most likely carry …

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A New Government Can’t Cut Off the North

by Gill Morris on June 28, 2019

There is a very real danger that the shape of England will shift decisively if a new Prime Minister is …

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The work of the Metro Mayors so far

by Joe Dancey on May 1, 2019

When the history books are written about the first wave of England’s metro mayors, it will be a story of …

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