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Lance Price

Former Special Adviser at 10 Downing Street & Director of Communications for the Labour Party

Lance Price joined the BBC straight from university as a News Trainee and worked there continuously from 1980 to 1998 apart from a year off to travel in 1992/3. He worked for three years in Northern Ireland and was then a national radio and TV reporter, Defence Correspondent and finally a Political Correspondent based at Westminster – a job that he did for seven years.

In 1998 he left journalism to join the press office at 10 Downing Street as a special adviser working for Alastair Campbell. In 2000 he became the Labour Party’s Director of Communications and helped plan and then run the 2001 General Election campaign.

Since 2001 he has been a freelance writer, broadcaster and commentator, and also lectures in politics and journalism.

In 2005 he published two books: ‘The Spin Doctor’s Diary’, and a novel ‘Time and Fate’.

Lance Price