Articles by: Parliament Street

Cutting aid to South Africa: Sensible policy, so why are Labour and the left so incensed?

Cutting aid to South Africa: Sensible policy, so why are Labour and the left so incensed?

  Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development, has announced that from 2015 the UK will no longer give £19 million a year in aid to South Africa, the 29th wealthiest country in the world. As well as being a fellow member of the G20, South Africa has an annual GDP (PPP) of $555.1 billion. In a desperate attempt […]

by · 1st May 2013 · Blog
Wednesday 24th April 2013 – 1st Anniversary Party with Rt. Hon. Dr. Liam Fox MP

Wednesday 24th April 2013 – 1st Anniversary Party with Rt. Hon. Dr. Liam Fox MP

Former Defence Secretary, Rt. Hon. Dr Liam Fox MP last night buoyed Tory ranks with an uplifting speech for Conservatism and denounced the shirking policies of the Labour Party at Walkers of Whitehall, London – At Parliament Street’s first anniversary bash. The biggest cheer of the night came when former Secretary of State for Defence Dr Fox leathered former Tory […]

by · 25th April 2013 · 2013 Events Calendar

Margaret Thatcher’s real influence

By Matthew Gass

The last few days have seen hundreds, maybe thousands, of eulogies to Margaret Thatcher. Whether they were kind, cruel, respectful or damning what is clear is that the country felt like it knew her in a very personal way.
I cannot claim to do so. Her last general election victory was a few months before I was born and I spent my formative political years living and studying abroad. […]

by · 17th April 2013 · Tory Thought
International Data Group (IDG) News Service cover Parliament Street research

International Data Group (IDG) News Service cover Parliament Street research

The International Data Group (IDG) News service have covered new Parliament Street research into social media misuse amongst the Metropolitan Police: Met Police has sacked seven staff for social media use  The Metropolitan Police has sacked seven staff since 2009 for misuse of social media sites, with another eight leaving the force after facing complaints. The Metropolitan Police has sacked […]

by · 13th April 2013 · Press Room
VIDEO: Parliament Street’s Director of Technology delivers keynote speech at Bett 2013

VIDEO: Parliament Street’s Director of Technology delivers keynote speech at Bett 2013

Parliament Street’s director of technology, Steven George-Hilley, addresses the Bett Show on how data can improve pupil performance in the classroom.

by · 12th February 2013 · Press Room, News
V3 covers Parliament Street research into social media misuse

V3 covers Parliament Street research into social media misuse

V3 is a premier website delivering news, product reviews and opinion on digital transformation in business tech for technology professionals. It recently covered our research into social media misuse at the Home Office: Home Office staff sacked for Facebook, MySpace and Bebo use Three civil servants sacked for breaking social media rules, Freedom of Information request reveals Three civil servants have […]

by · 11th February 2013 · Press Room
The Drum reports on Parliament Street reseach into social media misuse

The Drum reports on Parliament Street reseach into social media misuse

The Drum, a global media platform and the biggest marketing website in Europe, has covered new Parliament Street research into social media misuse in the Home Office: Three sacked by Home Office for social media misuse The Home Office has revealed that it has sacked three people for their use of social media. An FOI request submitted by think tank […]

by · 11th February 2013 · Press Room
IT Pro cover Parliament Street research into social media misuse at the Home Office

IT Pro cover Parliament Street research into social media misuse at the Home Office

ITPro, the comprehensive technology news & reviews hub for IT professionals has covered new Parliament Street research into social media misuse at the Home Office: Facebook, MySpace and Bebo cited in FOI request. Three civil servants working at the Home Office have been dismissed for misusing social media, according to a Freedom of Information request. The three sackings came to light […]

by · 11th February 2013 · Press Room
CloudPro report on Parliament Street social media research

CloudPro report on Parliament Street social media research

CloudPro,  the number one cloud computing resource for business leaders and senior IT professionals has reported on new Parliament Street research into social media misuse by the Home Office: Freedom of Information request unearths dismissals for misusing Facebook, Bebo and MySpace Three Home Office civil servants have been sacked for misusing social media, according to a Freedom of Information request. […]

by · 11th February 2013 · Press Room
Steven George-Hilley writes for civilsociety.co.uk

Steven George-Hilley writes for civilsociety.co.uk

Published on civilsociety.co.uk on 22 Jan 2013: The hidden world of aid A recent trip to The Gambia revealed to Steven George-Hilley a hidden network of people who met, kept in touch and delivered aid through social media channels. We all know that the tidal wave of social media tools has helped connect millions of people all over the world, […]

by · 22nd January 2013 · Press Room