Articles by: Parliament Street

With Sturgeon demanding IndyRef2, what is the Unionist vision for the UK?

With Sturgeon demanding IndyRef2, what is the Unionist vision for the UK?

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 […]

by · 3rd April 2017 · State of the Union, Blog
Tim Focas writes for FTSE Global Markets

Tim Focas writes for FTSE Global Markets

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. […]

by · 3rd April 2017 · Press Room
When is the right time to talk about mental health?

When is the right time to talk about mental health?

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 […]

by · 2nd April 2017 · frontpage
It is time to make bullying an offence

It is time to make bullying an offence

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 […]

by · 2nd April 2017 · frontpage
James Hutton – Commercial Executive

James Hutton – Commercial Executive

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 · 29th March 2017 · Apprentice Scheme
Labour must remember Hugh Gaitskell

Labour must remember Hugh Gaitskell

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 […]

by · 29th March 2017 · Labour Party
Tim Focas writes for CityAM on the triggering of Article 50

Tim Focas writes for CityAM on the triggering of Article 50

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 […]

by · 29th March 2017 · Press Room
Danny Bowman in New! Magazine

Danny Bowman in New! Magazine

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 · 28th March 2017 · Press Room
EVENT REVIEW – A 21st century approach to mental health – part 2

EVENT REVIEW – A 21st century approach to mental health – part 2

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 […]

EVENT REVIEW – A 21st century approach to mental health -part 1

EVENT REVIEW – A 21st century approach to mental health -part 1

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 […]