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Jon Egan


Jon Egan is an experienced policy and communication strategist. With over 20 years working for politicians in Westminster and Europe, He was also formerly a campaign strategist for the Labour Party helping to deliver its key seat strategy for the successful 1997 General Election campaign. He was also creative lead for Liverpool’s successful bid to become European Capital of Culture 2008. More recently Jon has also worked as a consultant helping businesses, public bodies, cities, regions and think tanks develop successful  positioning and influencing strategies.

Jon has an acknowledged expertise in  developing place branding and positioning strategies working with local and regional authorities across England and Wales. In May 2017 he was appointed by Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram to  deliver a communication and positioning strategy for the Liverpool City Region and helped frame a series of transformational economic regeneration ambitions including the City Region’s digital and renewable energy strategies. Jon was  an advisory group member of the University of Liverpool-based think tank, The Heseltine Institute.



Rationality & Regionality: A more effective way to dealing with climate change | by Hamza King

Liberalism relies heavily on certain assumptions about the human condition, particularly, about our ability to act rationally. John Rawls defines a rational person as one...

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What are the Implications of proroguing Parliament?

During his campaign, Boris Johnson made it very clear that when it comes to proroguing Parliament, he is “not going to take anything off the...

ResPublica’s submission to CMA

Download the full text of the submission On 3rd July 2019, the CMA launched a market study into online platforms and the digital advertising market...

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Productive Places | WSP and ResPublica

On Wednesday 31st October ResPublica and WSP hosted a panel discussion in Parliament to launch WSP’s Productive Places paper and debate its findings. The report...

ResPublica’s Response to the Autumn Budget 2018

The 2018 Budget delivered by Philip Hammond was the first since 1962 to be delivered on a day other than a Wednesday, and was moved...

ResPublica Response to changes to the National Planning Policy Framework

The Government’s housing announcements on the 5th March were the first substantial change to the planning system since the Coalition reforms six years ago. The...

Food poverty: Time to lift the veil?

A century on from Charles Booth’s famous Poverty Map of London, accurate information on poverty has never been more important. So the findings of...

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ResPublica’s Response to the Industrial Strategy White Paper

Following the creation of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in July 2016 and firing the starting gun for a string of sector...

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ResPublica’s Response to the Autumn Budget 2017

The second Budget of 2017 delivered by Philip Hammond following the abolition of the Autumn Statement, was widely trailed as a tight political tightrope for...