Articles by: Parliament Street

Tim Focas – Executive Officer

Tim Focas – Executive Officer

Tim Focas is a columnist for City A.M. online and has appeared in the Independent providing expert analysis to a wide range of financial institutions. Over the past decade, Tim has cemented a reputation for creating and implementing innovative and strategic publicity campaigns for brokers, fund managers and exchanges across the City.  Currently plying his trade as an Account Director at Aspectus, Tim developed a campaign […]

by · 18th July 2017 · Management Bureau
You may feel entitled to a male Dr Who, but you’re not

You may feel entitled to a male Dr Who, but you’re not

by Kate Baldwin Entitlement is a challenge for us all. We all have our expectations for having things in a certain way that we’ve grown accustomed. And we don’t like when those things are taken away. The latest explosion of entitled angry white men has been around the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the next Dr Who. A role, which […]

by · 18th July 2017 · Women of Influence
EVENT: Parliament Street 5th Anniversary Boat Party

EVENT: Parliament Street 5th Anniversary Boat Party

Leading Westminster think-tank, Parliament Street, invites you to join them for a ‘night on the Thames’ as they celebrate their fifth anniversary.  What: Parliament Street’s 5th Anniversary Boat Party: ‘A Night on the Thames’ Where: Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames Street, London, EC3N 4DT When: Thursday, July 13, 2017 | 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM BST Click here to get your ticket. Founded by […]

by · 7th July 2017 · frontpage
Why Labour’s Brexit defectors need a lesson in the UK’s Parliamentary constitution

Why Labour’s Brexit defectors need a lesson in the UK’s Parliamentary constitution

By Tim Focas, director of Financial Services at Westminster think tank Parliament Street Another day in Westminster, and another clutch of politicians who still cannot accept the result of the referendum. Andy Slaughter, Catherine West and Ruth Cadbury. No, me either until Jeremy Corbyn sacked them last week after they voted in favour of Britain remaining within the Customs Union and […]

by · 30th June 2017 · Blog
Camilla Hayselden-Ashby – Director of Agricultural Technology

Camilla Hayselden-Ashby – Director of Agricultural Technology

Camilla Hayselden-Ashby joined Parliament Street in 2016 bringing with her direct experience of the ag-tech sector. Camilla believes strongly in the need for change in agriculture to make it economically viable for farmers and environmentally sustainable. Integral to this is an improved dialogue between producers, consumers and policy makers. She is a strong advocate for the role of technology must […]

by · 28th June 2017 · Tech Forum
EVENT Friday 23rd June – BREXIT: One Year On….

EVENT Friday 23rd June – BREXIT: One Year On….

Exactly one year ago today, Britain went to the polls and made the momentous decision to leave the European Union. Now one year later, Parliament Street brings together a distinguished and balanced academic panel to discuss how the process has gone so far and what will happen next. On the panel are – Professor Derrick Wyatt QC – Emeritus Professor […]

by · 23rd June 2017 · 2017 Events Calendar
What 5 lessons can all political parties learn from the General Election 2017?

What 5 lessons can all political parties learn from the General Election 2017?

The British public are becoming somewhat accustomed to those early morning “I remember where I was when I first heard it” moments. We woke up to the UK leaving Europe, Trump entering the White House and the Tories just about hanging on in Westminster.  An analysis of the last six weeks demonstrates how political volatility and vulnerability can take an […]

by · 14th June 2017 · Blog
A letter to a nineteen year old me

A letter to a nineteen year old me

Cllr. Richard Harris is an Erewash Borough Councillor and the Disabilities Spokesman for Parliament Street. He is also a passionate Conservative.   Ten years ago I was on the verge of turning twenty years of age. I was struggling through my second year at University and as a Disabled student was wondering what life had in store for me. 2007 […]

by · 12th June 2017 · Blog
The Road to Westminster with J.P. Floru

The Road to Westminster with J.P. Floru

Today we were joined by Westminster Councillor J.P. Floru, to go through this morning’s must read opinion editorials. J.P. is a former European Parliamentary candidate and Parliamentary candidate for the Conservative Party. He is the author of two books on free market economics and will be publishing a travel guide to North Korea later this month.

by · 6th June 2017 · Podcast
NEW RESEARCH – Three Benefits to UK Businesses in Post-Brexit Britain

NEW RESEARCH – Three Benefits to UK Businesses in Post-Brexit Britain

In a new research paper, Parliament Street’s Georgia Kirke outlines the opportunities available for British business in the aftermath of Brexit. Read the paper below:   Parliament Street – 3 Benefits To UK Businesses Post-Brexit

by · 6th June 2017 · Research