The Team

We employ those with political backgrounds who understand what makes communities tick.

It is our team’s political experience which enables us to build constructive relationships and to deliver successful project outcomes.

In 2016 the SP Broadway Team were responsible for providing political and community engagement advice helping clients secure planning for 8,470 new homes across the UK, in addition to new foodstores, student accommodation, hotels and retail space.

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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
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.
James Williamson
Senior Account Manager
James has a background with the Liberal Democrats and has secured consents for clients in Lincolnshire, Essex and Devon.
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Matt Browne
Account Manager
Matt works across southern England, building better relationships between clients and communities.
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Adam Robinson
Senior Researcher
Adam is SP Broadway’s in-house researcher, providing the detailed political intelligence and insight that inform our engagement work.
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Dan Bleach
Senior Account Executive
Dan is a Labour activist and assists the team on project-work, specialising in organising public exhibitions and stakeholder events.
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Nick Calotier
Junior Account Executive
Nick has a background with the Conservatives and assists the team on project-work, specialising in media monitoring and minute-keeping.
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Hugh Currie
Junior Account Executive
Hugh joined SP Broadway from political campaign group Hacked Off and assists the team on project work.
Case Studies
New food store
Shropshire Council
Elderly accommodation
Stockport Borough Council
Mixed-use redevelopment
Vale of White Horse District Council
130 homes
Runnymede Borough Council
Gerrards Cross
6 apartments
South Bucks District Council
350 homes
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
145 houses
Harrogate Borough Council
4,254 houses
Vale of White Horse District Council
200 houses
South Somerset District Council
New food store
Chelmsford City Council
Politics of Planning
Backbench Conservative MPs push to strengthen neighbourhood planning
Plans for a new housing push in the South East imminent
Minister promises 23,000 homes in new towns