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

Can May possibly get her deal through?

Against the odds Jim sill thinks Mrs May's EU deal can prevail in some form. With no agreement on any…
Blogs

2018: The downward spiral continues

Downtown's political editor, Jim Hancock reviews the year in politics in his final blog of 2018.
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“Letter of comfort” to save May deal?

So, Mr Rees Mogg is it OK to try to overturn the 2016 decision? No not the EU Referendum, the…
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Brexit: What happens next week?

The government is censored. All warehouses in this country for frozen goods are full. Preparations are underway to turn Kent…
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