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The Sun on Sunday: Georgia Toffolo joins Parliament Street

The Sun on Sunday: Georgia Toffolo joins Parliament Street

Parliament Street was on page 2 of the Sun today (4 January 2014), covering our appointment of Georgia Toffolo. Georgia Toffolo, who appears in the reality television show Made in Chelsea, joins Parliament Street as events manager.

by · 4th January 2015 · Press Room, News
The Guardian: Thieves target BBC laptops (and kettles)

The Guardian: Thieves target BBC laptops (and kettles)

Story originally reported on page 5 of The Guardian – Tuesday 23rd December 2014 More than 600 laptops and 83 iPads belonging to the BBC and its staff have been stolen over a five-year period. The figures have been published after staff complained of an increase in thefts at New Broadcasting House, the BBC’s corporate headquarters in central London. The […]

by · 24th December 2014 · Press Room
Dorset Echo: Police staff investigated for misusing social media

Dorset Echo: Police staff investigated for misusing social media

Dorset Police staff investigated for misusing social media (Oscar Tollast, Dorset Echo, 7/7/14)   TEN members of staff at Dorset Police have been investigated for misusing social media in the past five years – leading to the resignation of one employee. Data obtained from a Freedom of Information request has provided a breakdown of each investigation. The 10 investigations, which were […]

by · 7th July 2014 · Press Room
The Daily Telegraph: Troops leaked confidential data on Twitter and Facebook

The Daily Telegraph: Troops leaked confidential data on Twitter and Facebook

Troops leaked confidential data on Twitter and Facebook (The Daily Telegraph, 11/7/14) Members of the Armed Forces have leaked confidential information on Twitter and Facebook, according to figures obtained from the Ministry of Defence Social media blunders by members of the Armed Forces have risked compromising operations and national security by leaking patrol times, details of sensitive visits and photos […]

by · 6th July 2014 · Press Room
Clare George-Hilley speaks to the Manchester Evening News

Clare George-Hilley speaks to the Manchester Evening News

From the Manchester Evening News – 11th June 2014: Revealed: How GMP officers and staff fell foul of social media More than 40 officers and staff have been disciplined over their use offensive Facebook images, tweets about on-going incidents and misjudged jokes on YouTube over the last five years Today the M.E.N. can reveal the shameful catalogue of social media […]

by · 11th June 2014 · Press Room
The Times: Huge rise in police misusing Facebook

The Times: Huge rise in police misusing Facebook

Originally published in The Times newspaper on Tuesday June 10th 2014 The number of police officers facing disciplinary action for offensive or inappropriate commentary on social networking sites such as Facebook has increased up to fivefold, figures show. Police officers have tweeted or posted comments about ongoing criminal investigations or revealed details of police operations, while some made derogatory comments […]

by · 10th June 2014 · Press Room
Parliament Street makes Front Page of The Metro again

Parliament Street makes Front Page of The Metro again

Parliament Street secured a front page splash on UK national newspaper The Metro on the topic of crimes on Twitter and Facebook Steven George-Hilley discussed the topics in The Metro and The Daily Mail.  

by · 17th March 2014 · Press Room
Daily Telegraph – More crimes linked to Twitter and Facebook

Daily Telegraph – More crimes linked to Twitter and Facebook

Originally published on p13 of The Daily Telegraph – Thursday 13th March 2014: The number of crimes linked to Twitter and Facebook has risen sharply in the past three years, figures suggest. Reported crimes involving Twitter rose from 677 in 2011 to 1,291 in 2013, an increase of 91%, according to data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act from […]

by · 13th March 2014 · Press Room
Daily Mail: Twitter crimes double in three years

Daily Mail: Twitter crimes double in three years

Wednesday 12th March 2014 From the Daily Mail: Twitter crimes double in three years as police forces report sharp rise in social media crimes Crimes involving Twitter rose from 677 in 2011 to 1,291 in 2013 across 25 police forces in England and Wales, Freedom of Information figures show On Facebook, crimes rose from 9,917 in 2011 to 13,019 in […]

by · 12th March 2014 · Press Room
Evening Standard: Parliament Street reveals weapons seized by the House of Commons

Evening Standard: Parliament Street reveals weapons seized by the House of Commons

Parliament Street director Clare George-Hilley has commented in the Evening Standard on our revelations that a total of 139 knives were seized from visitors to the House of Commons last year. She said: “These figures demonstrate the very real threats facing Parliament and underline the need for rigorous and robust checkpoint security measures to ensure the safety of the House […]

by · 5th March 2014 · Press Room