Articles by: Parliament Street

Take a gamble on open standards

Take a gamble on open standards

By Steven George-Hilley The UK Government has long been the prisoner of lengthy IT projects, costing billions of pounds whilst finishing over budget and over time – and sometimes never finishing at all. It is truly extraordinary that in an era where technology can transform every aspect of our daily lives, public sector IT has all too often acted as […]

by · 29th November 2015 · Tech Frontiers
How technology is transforming the developing world

How technology is transforming the developing world

By Steven George-Hilley The explosion of smartphone connectivity across Africa means that many more people are now online and able to interact with aid project organisers and volunteers, uploading videos and photos showing exactly how donations are improving living conditions and fighting poverty. But as well as making visible how charities are aiding third world countries, social media is also […]

by · 15th November 2015 · Tech Frontiers
EastIdahoNews.com covers Parliament Street research

EastIdahoNews.com covers Parliament Street research

EastIdahoNews.com has reported on the findings in our new research paper, Revenge Pornography: The Rising Tide of Digital Harassment: Revenge porn may be more widespread than previously believed New data out of the United Kingdom lent some limited context to the problem of revenge porn: Specifically, it’s more widespread than previously known. In just six months, nearly 200 cases of […]

by · 21st October 2015 · Tech Frontiers, Press Room
Why British Conservatives should care about the Canadian election.

Why British Conservatives should care about the Canadian election.

by Aisha Vance Today Canadians go to the polls to elect their next government. Having only gone through this ourselves barely six months ago, we can freshly remember the hard work, time and dedication put into an election campaign. Perhaps, most fascinating, is the similarities between both Countries during this election – the polls have been mostly tied with the Conservatives […]

by · 19th October 2015 · Tory Thought
Utah News Organization covers Parliament Street research

Utah News Organization covers Parliament Street research

Utah News Organization, Deseret News, has reported on the findings in our new report, Revenge Pornography: The Rising Tide of Digital Harassment: Revenge porn may be more widespread than previously believed New data out of the United Kingdom lent some limited context to the problem of revenge porn: Specifically, it’s more widespread than previously known. In just six months, nearly […]

by · 17th October 2015 · Tech Frontiers, Press Room
The Register covers Parliament Street research

The Register covers Parliament Street research

Tuesday 13th October 2015 Leading global online tech publication, The Register, has reported on the findings in our new research paper, Revenge Pornography: The Rising Tide of Digital Harassment. The original article can be found here.   Alternatively, we have reprinted it, below: ‘Insufficient evidence’ makes Brit cops drop revenge porn probes SnapChat, WhatsApp, Facebook highlighted in research By John Leyden 13 […]

by · 13th October 2015 · Tech Frontiers, Press Room
Daily Mail: The revenge porn victims as young as twelve

Daily Mail: The revenge porn victims as young as twelve

Almost 200 cases of revenge porn have been reported to police in the past six months – with some victims only 12 years old, figures have shown. The Government introduced a law criminalising the offence in April, after a spate of cases in which vengeful former lovers shared intimate images online. Earlier this year it emerged that 14 police forces […]

by · 12th October 2015 · Tech Frontiers, Press Room
The Guardian: Revenge porn: 175 cases reported to police in six months

The Guardian: Revenge porn: 175 cases reported to police in six months

Nearly 200 cases of revenge porn have been reported to police in the past six months by victims as young as 12, according to the largest collection of official figures to date. The figures, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, disclose for the first time the number of revenge porn cases being reported since a new law was passed […]

by · 11th October 2015 · Tech Frontiers, Press Room
Clare Ambrosino –  Chairman

Clare Ambrosino – Chairman

Clare Ambrosino joined Parliament Street in 2014 and is the author of the chapter Any Man Politics in our 2015 book Smart Government.  She is responsible for day-to-day operations and leading Parliament Street’s expansion as an organisation. Clare envisioned and developed Women of Influence –  a multiplatform series looking at how female leaders are shaping business, public life and our […]

by · 21st September 2015 · Management Bureau
‘Free Under The Law’ – The Conservative Case Against Assisted Suicide‏

‘Free Under The Law’ – The Conservative Case Against Assisted Suicide‏

By Peter D. Williams In early June this year, in answer to a question from a Parliamentary colleague, the Prime Minister made clear his opposition to the practice of assisted suicide. Just a week later, Labour MP Rob Marris came top of the Private Members Ballot, and went on to propose a Bill that would introduce that very practice into […]

by and · 10th September 2015 · Tory Thought