Articles by: Parliament Street

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
Christopher Hanley – Director of Public Opinion and Polling

Christopher Hanley – Director of Public Opinion and Polling

Chris officially joined Parliament Street as Director of Public Opinion and Polling in 2016 and has previously co-authored research articles spanning from the battlegrounds of the 2015 General Election to the rise of ISIS and support for intervention. Chris is based in the heart of the EU institutions in Brussels, moving from London shortly after graduating with a first class […]

by · 8th April 2016 · Research council
Caitlin Boydon-Jones – Deputy Chairman

Caitlin Boydon-Jones – Deputy Chairman

Caitlin joined Parliament Street in 2013. Since then she has chaired a number of our events in the House of Commons and been the chief architect of our recruitment strategy. Caitlin also ran our successful 2013 Conservative Party Conference Program. Caitlin is a law graduate and a proud alum of Brunel University. Follow @CBoydonJones

by · 4th April 2016 · Management Bureau
Where Does Europe Go From Here?

Where Does Europe Go From Here?

Thomas Lahey is a student at the Catholic University of America and aspiring jurist. His article below was first published in the Huffington Post. This has been a very difficult time for many in Europe, not just Brussels. Belgium’s capital city dually serves as the capital of the European Union and its many institutions, and the attacks in Brussels were […]

by · 1st April 2016 · Brussels & Europe, Blog

Cuba: The Fall of Communism’s Last Stand

This month, Barack Obama became the first President of the United States of America in ninety years to visit Cuba, heralding the dawn of a new relationship between the two countries. The island nation at the centre of the defining incident of the Cold War, over which Kennedy and Khrushchev came so close to escalating the conflict, has long been […]

by · 31st March 2016 · Foreign Affairs, Blog
Thomas Lahey writes for the Huffington Post – Where does Europe go from here?

Thomas Lahey writes for the Huffington Post – Where does Europe go from here?

Friday 25th March 2016 In his latest column for the Huffington Post, Thomas Lahey discusses the European response to the recent terrorist attacks in Brussels Thomas Lahey is Senior International Correspondent at Parliament Street and is also studying International Politics and European Affairs at the Catholic University of America. His new article can be read here.

by · 25th March 2016 · Press Room

The government must stick to its guns on the sugar tax

Shaun Bailey, Conservative candidate for the London Assembly, former Special Adviser to the Prime Minister and Parliamentary Candidate for Hammersmith, defends the sugar tax. This isn’t about money; it’s about the health of the nation. This isn’t about the nanny state; this is a big step, that, allied with education and clearer labelling, could make a real impact on our […]

by and · 23rd March 2016 · Tory Thought