Political Speechwriting

More Verbs Needed in Miliband's Latest Speech?

Max Atkinson | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Politics
Max Atkinson

In the internet age, we can often can read a speech, free from any 'embargo', before it's actually been given - as with one we'll be hearing from Ed Miliband later today (posted on Politics Home at 9.53 a.m. this morning).

To Read or Not to Read: Speechwriting and Authenticity

Max Atkinson | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Politics
Max Atkinson

Yesterday's conference of the UK Speechwriters' Guild was another stimulating treat, for which founder Bran Jenner deserves the thanks of all of us who were lucky enough to attend.