The Team

We employ people with political backgrounds who understand what makes communities tick.  Our experience enables us to build constructive relationships and to deliver successful project outcomes.

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David McFarlane MBE
Director of SP Broadway, David combines his decades of business experience and political service in the Conservative Party to provide unique insights into localism, the politics of planning, and community and media relations.
Steve Norris
Steve Norris
Special Political Counsel
Former Conservative MP and London Mayoral candidate, Steve chairs SP Broadway's Political Advisory Board, making his combination of political and business analysis available to clients.
John Howell
John is the Member of Parliament for Henley.  He is the author of Open Source Planning, which set out how a Conservative Government would tackle reform of the planning system, and was involved in the writing of the first NPPF.
Dave Goddard
Lord David Goddard sits in the House of Lords as a Liberal Democrat - having been granted a life peerage in 2014 in recognition of his services to local government - and brings to the team a vast experience of local and national politics.
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Adam Robinson
Senior Account Manager
Adam is SP Broadway’s Senior Account Manager, overseeing client accounts for projects across the south of England.
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Hugh Currie
Account Manager
Hugh implements political and community engagement strategies for clients, providing political engagement advice and organising events with stakeholders.
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Emily Mahon
Account Executive
Emily is one of our Account Executives, providing the team with day-to-day support across several client projects including those in Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire and Sussex.
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Hoda Taher
Account Executive
Hoda is one of our Account Executives, providing the team with day-to-day support across several client projects including those in Surrey, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire.
Case Studies
Hotel extension
Westminster City Council
4,254 homes
Vale of White Horse District Council
500,000 sq ft…
74 new homes…
Runnymede Borough Council
94 new homes
Waverley Borough Council
518 new homes…
London Borough of Bexley
Post consent amendments…
Royal Borough of Greenwich
Mineral extraction
Buckinghamshire County Council
394 new homes
Havering Borough Council
90 new homes
Stroud District Council
Politics of Planning
£8 million boost for new homes plans
Secretary of State gives Local Plan ultimatum 
Boris mulls planning reforms in the New Year
Cllr Paul Bettison
April 28, 2020
Cllr Tony Page
March 31, 2020
Cllr Alan Jarrett
March 12, 2020