ABOUT JIM

Jim Hancock has held the top jobs in political journalism at Granada and BBC North West. Now he’s working with some of the country’s top companies in hosting their conferences.

Recent commissions include facilitating a national conference for HS2 Industry Leaders Group attended by Lord Deighton and Sir David Higgins and hosting a conference of international companies which make up the consortium building the Mersey Gateway bridge. Ever versatile, he is soon to host a global conference on antibiotic resistance supported by AstraZeneca and Redx Pharma. Other clients include the Information Commission and United Utilities.

He’s in high demand for media training from companies like Siemens, MBNA (Bank of America) and major local authorities including Lancashire and Cheshire West and Chester.

He offers political commentary on BBC channels based in Salford Quays including Breakfast on BBC 1.

Read the latest blogs from Jim Hancock below.

Conference Chair, Corporate Events, Broadcaster and Blogger

THE LATEST FROM DOWNTOWN'S POLITICAL EDITOR, JIM HANCOCK

Blogs

Still time to vote for Hunt!

This week Jim urges Tories who may not have voted, to support Jeremy Hunt after Boris Johnson's betrayal of our…
Blogs

100 years on from Versailles

100 years ago the Versailles Treaty shaped the modern world we live in. But Vladimir Putin says liberal democracy is…
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Gove to champion North Powerhouse?

Has the Northern Powerhouse had a power cut and will it be safe in the hands of the new Prime…
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Stand by for No Deal under Johnson

This week Jim looks at a major move by northern Labour MPs to back Brexit. He also wonders if Chuka…
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