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TORIES BLOW BYE-BYE BLUES FOR CHAS ’N’ MORRIE

News, 01 September 1997

THE BOW-TIE BRANDED chair of WCRS, Robin Wight, took his first steps down the long and winding road to huckstering the Tory Party back into office by master-minding a mid-October party political broadcast - the first in twenty years not to bear the hallmark of the brothers Saatchi. No-one in adland or politics was surprised at the abandonment of M&C Saatchi following open rows between the agency and Tory leaders during the disastrous £20m pre-election campaign. Wight, himself a one-time Conservative parliamentary candidate, is the party’s latest unofficial and unpaid communications guru.