Articles by: Parliament Street

Labour’s pink bus and gender segregation show how out of touch with women they really are

Labour’s pink bus and gender segregation show how out of touch with women they really are

Parliament Street’s  Marina Muttik, criticises the Labour Party for recently holding an event which segregated men and women. She believes that this behaviour is nothing new and that based on the behaviour of similar youth- Labour affiliated groups, the future for genuine gender equality looks bleak.  Speaking as a woman engaged with politics, I can safely say how unacceptable I […]

by and · 5th May 2015 · Tory Thought
10 letterboxes that political activists DREAD

10 letterboxes that political activists DREAD

As polling day gets ever closer, Parliament Street took some time out to share some photos from the campaign trail. If there’s one thing that unites activists from all political backgrounds, it’s the hell that comes from the following letterboxes… 1. The annoying sideways letterbox  2. As if number 1 couldn’t get any worse….. The annoying sideways letterbox + knocker 3. […]

by and · 4th May 2015 · Blog
Defence: the forgotten issue of this election ?

Defence: the forgotten issue of this election ?

  As we come closer to May 7th, we see the parties attempt to bribe the electorate with more and more incentives to get into power. Welcome to the inward-looking politics of selfishness and self-centredness which plagues western civilization and will lead to potential global ruin. It appears that none of the main parties can guarantee any real game-changing levels of […]

by · 3rd May 2015 · Tory Thought
Should environmental ‘charities’ be allowed to meddle in elections?

Should environmental ‘charities’ be allowed to meddle in elections?

Parliament’ Street’s Aisha Vance argues that it is time for so called environmental ‘charities’ to come clean about their true agenda. Last week an organisation called: ‘Talk Fracking’ launched an anti-fracking, anti-conservative campaign. Their rhetoric on hydraulic fracturing is based on no logic or facts. One of their main points is children are being born deformed, although they have no evidence to […]

by and · 1st May 2015 · Tory Thought
The Russian Bear and why our attempt to tame it will get the handler mauled

The Russian Bear and why our attempt to tame it will get the handler mauled

Theodore Grammaticus reminds us of the growing threat of Russia’s Vladimir Putin and what his actions may mean for Europe’s security. The British military has been in seemingly terminal decline for some 25 years, since the end of the Cold War. In terms of size, the British military is a shadow of its former self; there are fewer soldiers, fewer ships, […]

by and · 30th April 2015 · Blog
The 2015 British General Election: Core Battlegrounds

The 2015 British General Election: Core Battlegrounds

  This report investigates the defining battlegrounds that are likely to play an influential role amongst voters in this General Election. The analysis draws on current public opinion data from TNS opinion, YouGov, alongside ICM in investigating the issue salience of immigration, economic perceptions and leadership competence evaluations amongst voters. These are likely to be the core issues that dominate […]

by and · 29th April 2015 · Research
Och aye the noo! What a Labour/ SNP coalition could mean for you

Och aye the noo! What a Labour/ SNP coalition could mean for you

Parliament Street’s Mo Metcalf- Fisher discusses what an SNP- Labour coalition could mean for you.  If there’s one thing the polls are suggesting this election, it’s that things are mighty close. I guess that’s what makes it all quite exciting. But there are some outcomes the polls suggest, that will no doubt cause concern to many voters. Certain political outcomes are […]

by and · 28th April 2015 · Commentary, Blog
Opinion: Is One Nation Conservatism The Key To Victory ?

Opinion: Is One Nation Conservatism The Key To Victory ?

Holly Whitbread discusses why she believes there should be a simplistic Conservative rebranding so the party remains loyal to traditional conservative values, appeals to all hard working British people and distances themselves from PR gimmicks.  The rhetoric of the ‘left’ centers around the idea of ‘them and us’. Playing upon the pre-existing class and wealth divisions within our society. Labour continues […]

by and · 26th April 2015 · Commentary, Blog
An SNP/ Labour alliance might just be key to swaying UKIP voters to Tory fold in May

An SNP/ Labour alliance might just be key to swaying UKIP voters to Tory fold in May

In this article Alexandra Swann argues that the prospect of an SNP/ Labour alliance, may just be enough to convince UKIP voters to back the Conservatives. Pleas from David Cameron however, shall not. The General Election is just 14 days away and still wholly for the taking. No one can call it; more surprising yet, no one is claiming otherwise. […]

by and · 23rd April 2015 · Blog
Cruz, Clinton, Paul & Rubio- Who Are They & What Do They Bring To The Table?

Cruz, Clinton, Paul & Rubio- Who Are They & What Do They Bring To The Table?

Parliament Street’s Tom Lahey provides an update on the U.S Presidential election campaign, whilst reviewing the backgrounds of those who have already declared their intention to run. The 2016 campaign for the White House has kicked off in the last few weeks with the official announcements of four candidates; Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Rand Paul (R-KY), Marco Rubio (R-FL) and […]

by and · 19th April 2015 · US Politics, Blog