Articles by: Parliament Street

Gorkana.com interviews Steven George-Hilley

Gorkana.com interviews Steven George-Hilley

Wednesday 24th January 2018 Today, our Director of Technology, Steven George-Hilley was interviewed by Gorkana.com, about his new agency Centropy PR. In the interview, Steven kindly credits Parliament Street for developing his policy expertise. We always love to hear of our members getting a high return on involvement, it is one of our key objectives. The full interview can be […]

by · 24th January 2018 · Press Room
Tim Focas writes for FTSE Global Markets

Tim Focas writes for FTSE Global Markets

Monday 22nd January Today, our Director of Financial Services and the City of London, Tim Focas, wrote an opinion editorial for FTSE Global Markets. In the editorial, Mr. Focas argues that London’s fintech investment boom will be boosted by Brexit, not hindered by it.   You can read the original article either here or below: ” London’s fintech investment boom […]

by · 22nd January 2018 · Press Room, Blog
Elizabeth Anderson writes for Conservative Home

Elizabeth Anderson writes for Conservative Home

Saturday 20th January 2018 Following on from Thursday’s event on childhood obesity, in the House of Lords, our Head of Campaigns, Elizabeth Anderson, has written a guest blog on the issue for the influential Conservative Home website. The original piece can be found here.  Alternatively you can read it below:   ” Elizabeth Anderson joined Parliament Street in 2013, as […]

by · 20th January 2018 · Press Room
Thursday 18th January 2018 – Parliament Street Childhood Obesity Symposium

Thursday 18th January 2018 – Parliament Street Childhood Obesity Symposium

Thursday 18th January 2018 Our first event of the year saw Baroness Jenkin hosting us at the House of Lords, earlier this evening.  Focusing on Childhood Obesity, our other panellists – Ben Howlett (Director of think tank Public Policy Projects); Dr Jude Oben (consultant gastroenterologist and founder of the Obesity Action Campaign); Professor John Wass (endocrinologist and Fellow of the Royal […]

by · 20th January 2018 · 2018 Events
OPINION EDITORIAL – THE CASE FOR FAIRNESS

OPINION EDITORIAL – THE CASE FOR FAIRNESS

Reading a biography of Lord Michael Heseltine is like reading a history book of post-War Britain. His contribution as a Member of Parliament from 1966 to 2001, leading roles in the Government of Thatcher and Major, and rising to the rank of Deputy Prime Minister, are all worthy of note and praise. His views on Brexit have been perfectly acceptable […]

by · 29th December 2017 · frontpage
‘No One Is Asking A Small Business To take On Russia’ But We Need To Improve The Nation’s Cyber Defences

‘No One Is Asking A Small Business To take On Russia’ But We Need To Improve The Nation’s Cyber Defences

The threat of cybercrime is constantly growing and evolving: illustrated by the mega-breach of Equifax, where 143 million US and nearly 700,000 UK customers’ data was stolen; the global NotPetra ransomware outbreak that cost shipping giant Maersk $300 million; and the WannaCry ransomware attack that disrupted more than a third of NHS Trusts and resulted in nearly 7,000 cancelled appointments. Despite this, however, there remains a […]

by · 29th December 2017 · Tech Frontiers, Blog
Meritocracy is the best Equalities policy

Meritocracy is the best Equalities policy

There was a piece on the BBC’s Daily Politics Show recently about the notion of All Disabled short lists for selecting Parliamentary candidates. It was likened to the idea of all women shortlists which were in operation within the Labour Party a few years back. For the record, I was violently opposed to that idea and I am equally as […]

by · 28th December 2017 · Disabilities
Searching for Solutions to Rough Sleeping

Searching for Solutions to Rough Sleeping

In amongst the figures for homelessness – which we know includes those who are housed in temporary accommodation, it is easy to simply hope that between the local authorities and charity led shelters, people have some sort of roof over their head, especially in this, the coldest part of the year.  But rough sleeping remains a serious issue in the […]

by · 27th December 2017 · Blog
Tuesday 12th December 2017 – Parliament Street Homelessness Roundtable

Tuesday 12th December 2017 – Parliament Street Homelessness Roundtable

In the 5th/6th largest economy in the world, one would be surprised to hear about the rise in homelessness that has occurred over the last decade or so. This December, Parliament Street launched its campaign to increase political and civic activity in tackling homelessness. Although launched at Christmastime, this is a campaign we will be pursuing throughout 2018. On Tuesday […]

by · 27th December 2017 · 2017 Events Calendar
New Research – Beyond the Far Right?

New Research – Beyond the Far Right?

Dr James F. Downes and Dr. Matthew Loveless have written a new paper for Parliament Street showing that centre right parties have actually (on the whole) outperformed far right parties on the immigration issue across 21st century. Read the paper below: Parliament Street – Beyond the Far Right

by · 22nd November 2017 · Research