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The Conservative Party claims to have settled its 600,000 bill with Saatchi & Saatchi, leaving it free to hire M&C Saatchi. The money, the remainder of the bill from the 1992 General Election campaign, was a major barrier to the Party leaving Saatchi & Saatchi and appointing the breakaway agency.

The Labour Party has moved the remainder of its direct marketing account out of long-standing account holder WWAV Rapp Collins and into Evans Hunt Scott, which picked up the press business some weeks ago.

J Walter Thompson has appointed Chris Jones, formerly managing director of multinational accounts, as co-president JWT Worldwide. Jones is expected to succeed chairman and chief executive Burt Manning in about 18 months’ time…

.. JWT has formed a Global Media Group chaired by Ron de Pear, executive media director of JWT Europe, to share media knowledge around the JWT Network.

The Royal National Institute for the Blind is understood to have shortlisted Abbott Mead Vickers.BBDO, D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, McCann-Erickson and Kilmartin Baker for its 1m account.

McCann-Erickson and Roose & Partners are believed to have joined the Benckiser shortlist, which already includes Collet Dickenson Pearce, Duckworth Finn Grubb Waters and Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson.

Saatchi & Saatchi has resigned the 300,000 Milupa account. Pitches for the business will take place this week.

SP Lintas has resigned the Glenryck Pilchards business it won earlier this year due to possible conflict with its Birds Eye Wall’s client.

Saatchi & Saatchi has been appointed by Mller Dairy to handle the launch of Mller Fromage Frais. Saatchi already handles Mllerlight.

Foote Cone & Belding and Bozell, New York, agencies of Kimberly Clark and Scott Paper respectively, say they are continuing to work on accounts following the merger of KC and Scott.

Beck’s Bier is testing a new TV ad in the Grampian region using creative work by DDB.Needham in Germany. Barker & Ralston, Beck’s UK agency, will create a press campaign for the brand.

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