The Whitehall & Industry Group

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The Whitehall & Industry Group (WIG) is a non-profit lobbying firm that describes itself as building "understanding and co-operation between government and business." [1]

WIG describes its activities as "people exchange opportunities, events & networks and leadership programmes, all designed to help our member organisations build practical understanding of, and co-operation" between industry and government. [2]

In late 2004, WIG coordinated the recruitment of a "Head of Marketing" for the UK National Identity Cards Scheme, with candidates for the position being invited to "complete the electronic application form available on the WIG website." [3]


Board members

As of January 2009, WIG's board members were: [4]

Former board members include:


As of January 2009, WIG's patrons were: [4]

Former patrons include:

Private sector members

As of January 2009, WIG's private sector members were: [5]

Former private members include:

Contact details

From their website:

The Whitehall & Industry Group
22 Queen Anne's Gate
London SW1H 9AA
Tel: +44 20 7222 1166
Fax: +44 20 7222 1167
Email: info AT

Articles and resources

Related SourceWatch articles


  1. "About us," WIG website, accessed January 2009.
  2. "WIG's activities," WIG website, accessed January 2009.
  3. Job advertisement: "ID Cards - Head of Marketing, Communities Group Directorate - Home Office". Undated, accessed 22 November, 2004.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "WIG's patrons and board," WIG website, accessed January 2009.
  5. "Private sector WIG members," WIG website, accessed January 2009.

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