Articles by: Parliament Street

Where now for Scotland’s Unionist Parties?

Where now for Scotland’s Unionist Parties?

Will Burstow Unionist parties cannot now rest on their laurels after a good set of results in Scotland for the Lib Dems and a great set of results for the Conservatives, there is much more work to do to keep separatism at bay. So with that in mind I thought we’d have a look at what underlying Unionist trends there […]

Wednesday 27th April – Brexit Debate and Open Mic

Wednesday 27th April – Brexit Debate and Open Mic

On Wednesday 27th April 2016, we held a debate and discussion on Brexit at the Williamsons Tavern in the City of London. Freddie Fisher, spoke on behalf of StrongerIN Cllr. Tom Hunt spoke for Vote Leave. Then a number of members and guests gave us their thoughts on the subject. Take a look at our videos from the evening:  

What can Conservatives and Unionists learn from Ruth Davidson?

What can Conservatives and Unionists learn from Ruth Davidson?

Will Burstow is Director of Constitutional Affairs for Parliament Street We now know the scale of results of Ruth Davidson’s long awaited recovery of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, it’s beholden upon us as Conservatives and Unionists to not just sit back in awe and enjoy Ruth’s resounding victory, but to learn lessons in how we can make our […]

How #TeamRuth shredded Sturgeon’s #Indyref2 fantasy

How #TeamRuth shredded Sturgeon’s #Indyref2 fantasy

Will Burstow is Director of Constitutional Affairs for Parliament Street Rejoice, rejoice! The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party is back with an astounding 31 seats in the new Holyrood chamber. While many of us following the elections to the devolved administrations knew there was going to be a conservative uplift, with the Weber Shandwick poll of polls predicting they would […]

Brexit vs. Bremain – 70 Days to Go: This week’s round up of the polls

Brexit vs. Bremain – 70 Days to Go: This week’s round up of the polls

Christopher Hanley; Director of Public Opinion & Polling and James F. Downes; Director of British & European Politics Key take away points: – Remain and Leave ‘neck and neck’ in the polls – Can we trust the polls? – The Campaign: ‘Remain’ and ‘Leave sides focusing on core ‘heartlands’ Brussels bombings have not boosted Brexit Brexit hardliners were quick to jump on the […]

The leader of Dutch rightwing party PVV Geert Wilders casts his vote in The Hague, in a non-binding referendum on an EU cooperation deal with Ukraine | Martijn Beekman/AFP via Getty Images

The Dutch Vote for Putin

Thomas Lahey is a student at the Catholic University of America and aspiring jurist. It is by no means an exaggeration to guess that Putin was watching the election results from the Dutch referendum on the EU’s Association Agreement with Ukraine more closely than he watches what’s happening with the US Presidential election. Let’s not pretend that this is not […]

The government must stick to its guns on the sugar tax

Shaun Bailey, Conservative candidate for the London Assembly, former Special Adviser to the Prime Minister and Parliamentary Candidate for Hammersmith, defends the sugar tax. This isn’t about money; it’s about the health of the nation. This isn’t about the nanny state; this is a big step, that, allied with education and clearer labelling, could make a real impact on our […]

by and · 23rd March 2016 · Tory Thought

Next Generation

Parliament Street is keen to help nurture the next generation of conservative leaders. More information on our Next Generation program is coming soon.

by and · 18th March 2016 · Uncategorized
Guido Fawkes: Fox on the Loose

Guido Fawkes: Fox on the Loose

Guido Fawkes, writing for the Sun on Sunday (29/04/2015), reports on Liam Fox’s speech at the launch of Parliament Street’s book, Smart Government.   “DAVID CAMERON named Boris Johnson, George Osborne and Theresa May as his three potential successors as Tory leader – but it was another big beast who threw his hat into the ring last week. Overly-ambitious former […]

by · 29th March 2015 · Press Room
Smart Goverment: A Parliament Street Guide to Better More Efficient Government

Smart Goverment: A Parliament Street Guide to Better More Efficient Government

Smart Government, edited by Patrick Sullivan and Nabil Najjar, and featuring a foreword by the Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, is Parliament Street’s first book, launched to positive reviews in March 2015. Ahead of the 2015 General Election, perhaps the most important in a generation, Parliament Street has brought together a group of leading Conservative Party activists, business and charity […]

by · 27th March 2015 · Research