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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 became Chairman of Parliament Street in January 2017. In addition to chairing the Parliament Street, Clare also founded Women of Influence – a multiplatform series looking at how female leaders are shaping business, public life and […]

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
The Donald Trump Primary?

The Donald Trump Primary?

Shove over Reince Priebus- Donald Trump is taking over the Republican Primary from here on out. The last month or so has seen the meteoric rise of real estate mogul and celebrity Donald J. Trump atop the densely populated field of the Republican Presidential Primary. He leads every national poll with at least 20% of Republican voters saying they’d back […]

by and · 20th August 2015 · US Politics
Mo Metcalf-Fisher on ConHome

Mo Metcalf-Fisher on ConHome

8 August 2015 Our Head of Strategy, Mo Metcalf-Fisher published an article on Conservative Home today -‘Whoever wins the leadership, Labour faces a crisis’ Let’s be honest, we’re all enjoying the Labour leadership race. Labour are finally being challenged internally about what it is the party stands for in the modern era. If polling is anything to go by, then […]

by · 8th August 2015 · Press Room
Education and universal charging for prescriptions will save our NHS

Education and universal charging for prescriptions will save our NHS

The Conservative Party have pledged to increase NHS funding by £8 billion over the next five years. Whilst this is absolutely necessary in order to retain the standards of care we see now, the NHS is increasingly resembling a sieve. It’s not necessarily how much money is being put in that is the concern, it’s how quickly it is draining […]

by and · 7th August 2015 · Tory Thought
…maybe capitalism needs a PR team?

Capitalism needs a PR team…

The world looks pretty gloomy at the moment. ISIS are on the rise across the Middle East and North Africa. The European economy is as sluggish as it has ever been. Ebola savaged whole villages and townships. You can hardly get away from it. When Russel Brand isn’t warning of the Government’s apparent plan to drag our living standards back […]

by and · 7th August 2015 · Tory Thought
Why the Conservatives need to focus on Wales in 2016

Why the Conservatives need to focus on Wales in 2016

 For 16 years since devolution began, Wales has been stuck with a Welsh Labour Government. Within those 16 years, there have been numerous coalitions with the Welsh Liberal Democrats and with Plaid Cymru. In 2016, it will be the Welsh Conservatives fifth attempt at changing the Political structure of Cardiff Bay, and making it bluer than it’s ever been before. […]

by and · 6th August 2015 · Tory Thought