Articles by: Parliament Street

Labour let young people down. We can’t go back to the way things were

Labour let young people down. We can’t go back to the way things were

Jonathan Fieldhouse argues that young people have more opportunities now, under the Conservatives, than they ever did under Labour. It’s frightening looking back over time and thinking about our once glorious high streets.  As ‘New’ Labour came to power with their army of supporters banging the drum, they forgot the rich legacy that was presented to them. They’d forgotten what […]

Parliament Street’s response to the Conservative Party’s energy policy

Parliament Street’s response to the Conservative Party’s energy policy

Aisha Vance is Parliament Street’s Director of Energy and Security Today the Conservatives released their manifesto and Parliament Street welcomes most of the energy policies and offers suggestions for others. The Tories say they will: 1. Promote competition to keep energy bills low. Parliament Street welcomes free-market principles applied to energy companies. More competition means energy bills stay low. However, […]

by · 14th April 2015 · Tory Thought
The Spirit of Enterprise and The Conservative Vision

The Spirit of Enterprise and The Conservative Vision

Clare Ambrosino discusses why the one hundred entrepreneurs who petitioned Ed Milliband are right to fear a Labour Government. In the run up to this most particular of elections, in the scrabble for votes, it is easy to get waylaid by the love life of the “happy warrior” or debates on kitchens. This may all be very interesting from a human point of […]

by and · 14th April 2015 · Tory Thought
Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, she’s still her own worst enemy

Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, she’s still her own worst enemy

By Steven George-Hilley The former first lady and secretary of state has the profile, determination and funding to make it to the White House. But her previous presidential bid exposed character flaws which alienated supporters and ultimately derailed her 2008 campaign. As Hillary announces her new campaign for 2016, will history repeat itself? When Hillary Rodham Clinton announced she was […]

by · 12th April 2015 · US Politics
Walsall North: It’s time for an energetic, engaged and accessible MP

Walsall North: It’s time for an energetic, engaged and accessible MP

In this edition of ‘Views From The Ground’, Parliament Street hears from Douglas Hansen- Luke. Douglas is the Conservative Candidate for Walsall North in the West Midlands. I’ve been following Douglas and his campaign closely on Facebook and have been incredibly impressed with his ability to use social media as a means to campaign. Now on my morning commute, I feel […]

by and · 10th April 2015 · Blog
Lewisham Deptford: Voters Do Care About National Issues

Lewisham Deptford: Voters Do Care About National Issues

In this edition of ‘Views From The Ground’, we hear from Bim Afolami. Bim is the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Lewisham Deptford.  Lewisham is not a Conservative stronghold. In fact, they haven’t elected a Conservative MP in Lewisham Deptford for a long time. A long time indeed. Yet, every day as I embark on this genuinely daunting task I keep […]

by and · 6th April 2015 · Blog
Views From The Ground: The Battle For Peterborough

Views From The Ground: The Battle For Peterborough

In this edition of ‘Views From The Ground’, Parliament Street’s Tom Hunt, outlines his thoughts and findings from a recent campaign day with Stewart Jackson. Stewart Jackson is the Conservative Candidate for Peterborough.  Last Saturday I paid a visit to Peterborough for Stewart Jackson’s campaign launch. I have long been an admirer of Stewart, he is a formidable local campaigner […]

by and · 3rd April 2015 · Blog
Parliament Street Book Launch A Mighty Success

Parliament Street Book Launch A Mighty Success

On Wednesday 25th April, Parliament Street was joined by many highly esteemed guests to celebrate the launch of their first book ‘Smart Government’. The event was held in the Committee Room of the Red Lion in Westminster, and very kindly sponsored by BPP. The guests were addressed by MP and former Defence Secretary Liam Fox, who also provided the foreword […]

by and · 29th March 2015 · Blog
The Conservatives Need A Plan For Governing In Good Economic Times

The Conservatives Need A Plan For Governing In Good Economic Times

In this blog piece George Mitkov offers his verdict on ‘The Good Right’ and on the challenges facing the Conservative Party, if it is to govern successfully in times of economic prosperity.  The Conservative Party is in a funny old place. Since 2010 it has presided over an economic recovery during which the budget deficit has halved, the employment rate […]

by and · 29th March 2015 · Blog
Parliament Street CEO in The Commentator

Parliament Street CEO in The Commentator

Parliament Street CEO Patrick Sullivan has been quoted in The Commentator discussing the embarrassing fact that Labour election strategist David Alexrod pays no tax in Britain. Patrick also worked as research director for a U.S. congressional campaign in 2012. Patrick told The Commentator: “If Labour are incompetent enough to waste £300,000 on an invisible election strategist, the least they could […]

by · 29th March 2015 · Press Room