Articles by: Parliament Street

Accelerating the government SMB agenda

Accelerating the government SMB agenda

Steven George-Hilley writes about the government’s agenda for small and medium businesses at Channel Web Read more Steven George-Hilley at The News Hub Steven George-Hilley at Civil Society

by · 25th September 2012 · Research

Accelerating the government SMB agenda

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by · 25th September 2012 · Tech Frontiers
Towards A Big Open Source Society

Towards A Big Open Source Society

Writing for Business Computing World, Steven George-Hilley argues that the Government should champion Open Source IT. “It’s clear that the Government is taking a step in the right direction when it comes to open source, as the groundwork has been prepared for a radical acceleration of adoption across the public sector. As a nation, we still lag miserably behind countries […]

by · 17th September 2012 · Research

First research from Parliament Street – Towards A Big Open Source Society

The UK cannot afford to take a slow coach approach to open source adoption, we must embrace it to improve public services and reduce the deficit for the long-term.”

Read the article at businesscomputingworld.co.uk »

by · 17th September 2012 · Tech Frontiers

Monday 10th September 2012 – ‘Defence in a Multi-Polar World’

Event at the House of Commons on defence policy, chaired by Shaun Bailey

by · 6th September 2012 · 2012 Events Calendar
Shaun Bailey chairs defence debate

Shaun Bailey chairs defence debate

Special Adviser to the Prime Minister Shaun Bailey chairs a Parliament Street Panel Discussion on ‘Defence in a Multi-Polar World’.

Speakers included John Glen MP, Member of Parliament for Salisbury and Member of the Defence Select Committee, James Cleverly AM – London Assembly Member for Bexley and Bromley, and Major in the Territorial Army, and Professor Eric Grove – Naval Professor, Author and Commentator.

by · 6th September 2012 · News

Thursday 31st May 2012 – Parliament Street Launch and Diamond Jubilee Party

Our Diamond Jubilee and Launch Party was a great success with just under 100 people attending at St. Stephen’s Club, Westminster. Thank you for everyone who came along and made it a splendid evening.

Craig Rimmer, Deputy Chairman, gave the loyal toast to HM Queen Elizabeth II and then followed with a speech setting out that Parliament Street wishes to attract forward thinking research from its membership base to help the Conservative Party win future elections.

by · 31st May 2012 · 2012 Events Calendar
Devolution or evolution? A new strategy for saving the Union

Devolution or evolution? A new strategy for saving the Union

In this paper, our Head of Research, Oliver Lewis argues that the present system of devolution is flawed, and argues for the creation of a federal United Kingdom. with a foreword by Murdo Fraser MSP Read the report (PDF)

by · 31st May 2012 · Research

Winter Butterfly” Screening in Parliament

In April we held a screening of the film “Winter Butterfly in Committee Room 15 of the Houses of Parliament. The event was held in association with the North Korean Residents Association as part of the international North Korean Freedom Week.

“Winter Butterfly” is a critically acclaimed film by North Korean defector, Kim Gyoo-min. The film offered a harrowing portrayal of daily life in North Korea using true stories to illustrate the level of desperation and hunger that exists there.

by · 24th April 2012 · past, Events