Advocate Policy and Public Affairs
Advocate is a lobbying consultancy specialising in healthcare, which was formed in September 2007. According to its website, recent lobbying successes have included "helping a major pharmaceutical client secure an ongoing Ministerial commitment to fund an expensive therapy area, and assisting a leading professional body to amend government legislation during its passage through the Houses of Parliament."
Jamie Holyer, Managing Director and founder. Former Labour Party press officer, Holyer was an account director with lobbying agency Political Intelligence and a senior consultant with Fleishman-Hillard (formerly GPC International). He then went back to Labour to work on the party's third successive General Election victory in 2005.
Clients at the end of 2008 include:
One Queen Anne’s Gate,
London, SW1h 9BT
- Advocate Policy & Public Affairs Consulting Ltd, APPC Register Entry for 1 December 2007 to 29 February 2008
- Advocate Policy & Public Affairs Consulting Ltd, APPC Register Entry for 1 June 2009 to 31 August 2009