Articles by: Parliament Street

“Transitional agreements will happen” Nicky Morgan tells European Financial Chiefs

“Transitional agreements will happen” Nicky Morgan tells European Financial Chiefs

Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas, exclusively reports on Nicky Morgan’s comments earlier this week at TradeTech in Paris. Staunch Europhile and former education secretary Nicky Morgan has reassured the European financial sector that there will be EU transitional agreements to avoid the UK economy from falling off a so called “cliff edge”. Speaking exclusively to over 1,000 […]

by · 1st May 2017 · Economy & Tax
Brexiteers beware: May’s election timing points towards an era of transitional agreements

Brexiteers beware: May’s election timing points towards an era of transitional agreements

By Tim Focas Former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau once said that the “essential ingredient of politics is timing”. With less than 24 months to go until Britain official exits from Brussels, one can’t help but feel that the Prime Minister’s snap election is underpinned by her desire to buy herself more time to renegotiate Britain’s new trading relationship with […]

by · 23rd April 2017 · Economy & Tax
BRIEFING PAPER – French Presidential Election

BRIEFING PAPER – French Presidential Election

Parliament Street’s Director for Public Opinion and Polling has produced a timely briefing note before tomorrow’s French Presidential Election first round! French-Presidential-Elections-Briefing

by · 22nd April 2017 · Research
Danny Bowman writes for Comment Central

Danny Bowman writes for Comment Central

Friday 21st April 2017 Our mental health spokesman, Danny Bowman, has written for influential opinion site, Comment Central, about Britain’s silent mental health crisis. The original piece can be read here.   Alternatively, it can be read, below: Tackling Britain’s silent health crisis By Danny Bowman | @DannyBowman10 Irrespective of who wins on 8 June, Britain’s next Prime Minister will […]

by · 21st April 2017 · Press Room
This election is all about leadership

This election is all about leadership

By Jack Emsley  For the nine months of Theresa May’s Premiership, her opponents have focused on something of a theme; they’ve called her unelected, said she has no mandate, and argue that she cannot command the confidence of the country as she’s never asked for it. They argue that she cannot bring the United Kingdom out of the single market, […]

by · 21st April 2017 · Blog
Why May was right to call for a snap election

Why May was right to call for a snap election

By James Hutton The odd formality of the House of Commons voting to dissolve itself passed today, with 522 votes for and 13 against. It was an unexpected call from the Prime Minister, given her previous opposition to it—but also the right one. Britain negotiating her departure from the European Union will be difficult. Some aspects of the negotiations may […]

by · 19th April 2017 · Blog
Tim Focas speaks to People Management

Tim Focas speaks to People Management

Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas was recently interviewed by People Management, about the affect Brexit would have on the work-life balance of those working in the City of London. People Management is the official blog for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. You can read Tim’s interview here or alternatively it is reprinted below: Brexit pressure hitting […]

by · 13th April 2017 · Press Room
Danny Bowman speaks to the Huffington Post UK

Danny Bowman speaks to the Huffington Post UK

Tuesday 11th April 2017 Parliament Street mental health spokesman, Danny Bowman, was recently interviewed by the Huffington Post UK about male body image and the use of photoshop. The original article can be read here. Alternatively, it can be read, below:   Ludacris’ ‘Photoshopped Abs’ Are A Reminder Men Face Body Image Pressure Too Not so funny after all. Rachel […]

by · 11th April 2017 · Press Room
Why the Labour Party must return to its Zionist roots

Why the Labour Party must return to its Zionist roots

By Christopher Herman Zionism was once an epithet of the left; the left must return to making the progressive case for Israel. In the past twenty years a belief in the state of Israel, among the left, has become increasingly marginalised. So much so that the stance of George Galloway has become more acceptable among the left than that of […]

by · 10th April 2017 · Labour Party
BRIEFING PAPER – British attitudes to military intervention in Syria

BRIEFING PAPER – British attitudes to military intervention in Syria

In the aftermath of last week’s U.S air strikes on Syria; Parliament Street’s Director of British and European Politics, James Downes, has produced this timely briefing paper which summarises British attitudes to military intervention in Syria. Public-Opinion-Military-Intervention-in-Syria.odt

by · 10th April 2017 · Research