Articles by: Parliament Street

Immigration And Border Control Will Be A Key Issue In General Election

Immigration And Border Control Will Be A Key Issue In General Election

Immigration is one of the most important issues facing Britain today. Despite some significant changes by the Government to address the issue, it still continues to be of growing concern to vast numbers of the UK electorate. This chapter provides a brief overview of current immigration policy in the United Kingdom. The chapter then outlines the salience of immigration as […]

by and · 27th March 2015 · Blog
Smart Government: Any Man Politics

Smart Government: Any Man Politics

Parliament Street’s Clare Ambrosino presented her chapter “Any Man Politics” at the launch of the think tank’s debut book “Smart Politics”. The term ‘Any Man Politics’ is a loose translation of the anti-systemic political party ‘Fronte dell’Uomo Qualunque’, which was set up in post war Italy, supposedly to protect the ordinary man “Any Man” against the ruling elite. In the […]

by and · 27th March 2015 · Blog
Smart Government: Local Homes For Local People

Smart Government: Local Homes For Local People

Parliament Street Director, Tom Hunt, has called for the Conservative Party to provide more support for the expansion of Community Land Trusts (CLT’S) in his chapter within Parliament Street’s first book, “Smart Government” Tom Hunt provides two in depth case studies of how CLT’S have been established in rural and urban settings since the last election. Both have linked the […]

by and · 26th March 2015 · Blog
The Commentator: Ex-Defence Secretary Liam Fox to launch Parliament Street Smart Government Book

The Commentator: Ex-Defence Secretary Liam Fox to launch Parliament Street Smart Government Book

The launch of Parliament Street’s book, Smart Government, covered by the Commentator. For the full article, click here.

by · 25th March 2015 · Press Room
Parliament Street Book Launch

Parliament Street Book Launch

Parliament Street will tonight officially launch its new book entitled ‘Smart Government’. Smart Government contains contributions from several leading political figures including former defence secretary Liam Fox. Key topics explore include immigration, technology and its impact on public services, housing and fracking. Liam Fox, who provided the foreword to the book will address attendees at the launch party this evening in […]

by and · 25th March 2015 · Blog
Opinion: Why Jeb Bush Is The Obvious Choice For The Republican Nomination

Opinion: Why Jeb Bush Is The Obvious Choice For The Republican Nomination

Monday, March 16th, 2015 In this article, Tom Lahey explains why he thinks that even at this early stage, Jeb Bush is the obvious choice for the Republican nomination. Amongst everything, Lahey argues Bush will give the UK- US relationship, the respect it deserves. So, who is Jeb Bush? Son of George H. W. Bush, President 1989-1993, brother of George […]

Further Labour Divide Over Ed Miliband’s SNP Fantasy

Further Labour Divide Over Ed Miliband’s SNP Fantasy

Why vote for a party led by someone that thinks it’s somehow OK for to jump into bed with the SNP ?

by and · 12th March 2015 · Tory Thought
The Current State Of The Ebola Epidemic

The Current State Of The Ebola Epidemic

Thursday, March 12th, 2015   In this article Marie Chantal Uwitonze offers an update on the Ebola epidemic, following the recent international action summit in Brussels. On the 3rd of March 2015, the European Union and key partners organized an international Summit on Ebola to take stock of the current fight against Ebola, coordinate further action for the total eradication of the […]

Blair Causes Further Labour Division With Unwanted Donations

Blair Causes Further Labour Division With Unwanted Donations

  Labour’s internal problems continue to grow with the refusal of Dundee East Labour to accept a £1000 donation from former Prime Minister Tony Blair.  Lesley Brennan, Labour’s Parliamentary candidate in the ultra marginal SNP held constituency, stated that her original instinct was to ‘not accept’. This was later agreed and supported by the local Labour group who agreed that […]

by and · 9th March 2015 · Blog
Views From The Ground: How the Lib Dems Are Damaging Colchester’s Skyline

Views From The Ground: How the Lib Dems Are Damaging Colchester’s Skyline

In this edition of ‘Views From The Ground’, Parliament Street hears from Darius Laws. Darius is a director, cinematographer and Conservative Party activist from Colchester, Essex. He argues that the local Liberal Democrats are ruining all hopes of reviving one of Colchester’s most memorable landmarks.  It’s about time that Bob Russell,the Lib Dem Member of Parliament for Colchester, gave up […]

by and · 4th March 2015 · Tory Thought