Articles by: Parliament Street

How #TeamRuth shredded Sturgeon’s #Indyref2 fantasy

How #TeamRuth shredded Sturgeon’s #Indyref2 fantasy

Will Burstow is Director of Constitutional Affairs for Parliament Street Rejoice, rejoice! The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party is back with an astounding 31 seats in the new Holyrood chamber. While many of us following the elections to the devolved administrations knew there was going to be a conservative uplift, with the Weber Shandwick poll of polls predicting they would […]

Bailing out BHS will only prolong the pain

Bailing out BHS will only prolong the pain

The collapse of yet another major British high street retail chain is tragic news for its employers, the economy and shoppers – but artificially extending its life cycle through taxpayer bungs will only prolong the inevitable, argues Parliament Street’s Director of Communities and Social Justice Clare George-Hilley.  It’s another very sad day for the retail industry, as British Home Stores (BHS) goes into administration with […]

by · 25th April 2016 · Blog
Tim Focas in City A.M. – How George Osborne hurts StrongerIN

Tim Focas in City A.M. – How George Osborne hurts StrongerIN

Thursday 21st April 2016 In his latest column for City AM, Tim Focas explains how the many fiscal faces of George Osborne could backfire on the Remain campaign in the EU referendum. 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 […]

by · 21st April 2016 · Press Room
Steven George-Hilley – Head of Strategy

Steven George-Hilley – Head of Strategy

Steven George-Hilley is an executive director of Parliament Street joining soon after its inception in 2012. Since then he has spearheaded our technology campaign highlighting the importance of technology to improving our public services.  Steven has represented Parliament Street in a number of high profile national and broadcast slots including BBC Radio 4 with Edward Stourton,  ITV’s Daybreak programme, The Mirror, […]

by · 21st April 2016 · Management Bureau
Thomas Lahey – Chief International Correspondent

Thomas Lahey – Chief International Correspondent

Thomas Lahey is an alumni of the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, with a degree in European Politics. He has a career in politics and government ranging from working on the campaigns of Mitt Romney, Chris Christie for Governor and Jeb Bush to legislative affairs positions in the US Congress, House of Commons and US Chamber of Commerce. […]

by · 14th April 2016 · Media Team
Danny Bowman – Mental Health Spokesman

Danny Bowman – Mental Health Spokesman

Danny Bowman joined Parliament Street in 2016 and is the author of our report into Mental Health and Social Media. He is a leading mental health campaigner who has appeared on television, radio and in magazines around the world. These appearances include Good Morning Britain and Attitude Magazine, in the UK and ABC News and Time Magazine in the USA. Danny has […]

by · 13th April 2016 · Campaigns Committee
Parliament Street contribute to research for The Times

Parliament Street contribute to research for The Times

James Downes, Director of British and European Politics at Parliament Street, has helped contribute towards research published in The Times newspaper. The preliminary research shows that at this early stage both Remain and Leave groups are focusing the bulk of their campaigns on their respective key heartlands and constituencies. Both camps, therefore, and at least at this early stage, appear […]

by · 13th April 2016 · Press Room
Brexit vs. Bremain – 70 Days to Go: This week’s round up of the polls

Brexit vs. Bremain – 70 Days to Go: This week’s round up of the polls

Christopher Hanley; Director of Public Opinion & Polling and James F. Downes; Director of British & European Politics Key take away points: – Remain and Leave ‘neck and neck’ in the polls – Can we trust the polls? – The Campaign: ‘Remain’ and ‘Leave sides focusing on core ‘heartlands’ Brussels bombings have not boosted Brexit Brexit hardliners were quick to jump on the […]

The leader of Dutch rightwing party PVV Geert Wilders casts his vote in The Hague, in a non-binding referendum on an EU cooperation deal with Ukraine | Martijn Beekman/AFP via Getty Images

The Dutch Vote for Putin

Thomas Lahey is a student at the Catholic University of America and aspiring jurist. It is by no means an exaggeration to guess that Putin was watching the election results from the Dutch referendum on the EU’s Association Agreement with Ukraine more closely than he watches what’s happening with the US Presidential election. Let’s not pretend that this is not […]

Cllr Richard Harris – Disabilities Spokesperson

Cllr Richard Harris – Disabilities Spokesperson

Councillor Richard Harris joined Parliament Street in 2016. Elected as a Councillor in 2015 on Erewash Borough Council, Richard sits on the Scrutiny Committee and the General Purposes Committee providing him with invaluable experience in personnel management and best practice. Richard has a track record of successfully working with and representing students having served two years as Disabled Students’ Officer […]

by · 8th April 2016 · Campaigns Committee