By William Burstow Last week saw Nicola Sturgeon’s raison d’etre of Scottish separatism ironically result in the Scottish Parliament failing to pass any laws for more than a year. In her quest for separation she’s foregoing actual governance – Sturgeon fiddles while Scotland burns. Her ebb and flow of threats of a new separatist referendum also reached something of a […]
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In a new column for FTSE Global Markets, Tim Focas argues that Whitehall’s pencil pushers could be costly during the Brexit negotiations: Should Whitehall turn to financial deal makers to win the renegotiation war? Monday, 03 April 2017 “Every battle is won, won before it has ever been fought” said the one time Chinese general and military strategist Sun Tzu. […]
As part of our focus on mental health we have invited our members to discuss their experiences with us, in the hope that it will help others. Today, our research assistant, Alice Davison bravely talks about her struggle with depression and anxiety. When is the right time to talk about mental health? On many an occasion I have been accused of […]
As part of our focus on mental health and bullying, we have invited our members to discuss their experiences with us, in the hope that it will help others. Today, our disability spokesman, Cllr. Richard Harris bravely talks about his experience with school bullying and calls on the government to do much more to combat it. It’s not often that […]
James is a first year Government & Economics student at the London School of Economics. His policy interests include monetary and fiscal policy as well as constitutional affairs. He is the treasurer for the LSE Conservative Society, has previously volunteered for Oxfam and been involved in fundraising for a cancer support charity.
By Christopher Herman We must look back at Hugh Gaitskell and “fight, and fight, and fight again, to save the party we love” Fifty seven years ago in Scarborough, of all places, the Labour party like today was at a crossroads. The party was licking its wounds after the humiliating election defeat of 1959, with Gaitskell believing that the party […]
Wednesday 29th March 2017 In his latest column for City A.M., Tim Focas argues that Whitehall’s pencil pushers could be costly during the Brexit negotiations. Tim Focas is Director of Financial Services and the City of London for Parliament Street. He is responsible for providing research and market commentary on the key issues bridging the City and Westminster. His new column can be read […]
Parliament Street’s Mental Health Spokesman, Danny Bowman, was featured in the March 27 2017 issue of New! Magazine, talking about his struggle with Body Dysmorphic Disorder and his work with Parliament Street.
By Danny Bowman After the success of the first event it was now time for the main event in the House of Commons with a sell-out audience of 200 people in attendance and an esteemed panel including the Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent, Matthew Scott; Leading psychologist and author, Rob Wilson; Director of Time to Change, Sue Baker and […]
By Danny Bowman As many of you know March is Parliament Street’s mental health month focusing on every aspect of the subject. With all that said Parliament Street decided to host one event that turned into two events due to the large amount of interest in the topic. We held both events at the Houses of Parliament with two days […]