Articles by: Steven George-Hilley

Would Brexit put London’s powerhouse economy status at risk?

Would Brexit put London’s powerhouse economy status at risk?

As David Cameron continues his lobbying mission to win over European leaders to his “renegotiation” plans, investors are understandably weighing up the pros and cons of Britain’s place inside and outside the EU. The good news for Cameron is that the in campaign appears to be gathering momentum – thanks in large part to high-profile cash injections from the likes […]

by · 29th January 2016 · Economy & Tax, Commentary, Blog
Digital skills: The Robots are Coming

Digital skills: The Robots are Coming

If like me you spent a few months complaining about the pain of self-service supermarket check-outs, before mastering the art and learning to love then, then you too will accept that automation is here to stay Take a good look at the work of scientists at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore who created the freakishly realistic ‘Nadine’ – the […]

by · 19th January 2016 · Tech Frontiers
Revenge pornography – the rising tide of digital harassment

Revenge pornography – the rising tide of digital harassment

A new report on revenge pornography by Parliament Street director of technology, Steven George-Hilley For many of us, social media offers the opportunity to engage with friends and family at the touch of a button. It provides users with a platform to launch a business, to share creative ideas and reach vast global audiences. Unfortunately the ability to instantly upload images and video is not […]

by · 21st October 2015 · Tech Frontiers, Research
Queen Elizabeth doesn’t deserve this sickening Nazi smear

Queen Elizabeth doesn’t deserve this sickening Nazi smear

At 89 years of age, and after so many decades of dedicated, loyal service to our country and her people, one would think that the magnificent Queen Elizabeth II would be respected and protected by our national media. Saturday’s deeply unpleasant front page splash in The Sun newspaper accompanied by the headline, “Their Royal Heilnesses” is as tasteless as it is unfair to Britain and […]

by · 21st July 2015 · Commentary
Cameron announces significant shift in approach to combat Islamic extremism

Cameron announces significant shift in approach to combat Islamic extremism

In March, just before the general election, Parliament Street published, ‘A Smart Guide to Government’ and I penned a chapter on ‘Islamic Extremism: The Greatest Threat to Britain’s Future.‘ I made a series of recommendations that I am delighted to see David Cameron announcing today. At midday, in front of British Muslims in Birmingham, David Cameron made his first major […]

by · 20th July 2015 · Tory Thought
London tube strike: it’s time for driverless trains

London tube strike: it’s time for driverless trains

The trade unions may have inflicted short-term suffering on London’s workers and businesses this week, but they have only reminded everyone why it’s time for automated tube services, argues Steven George-Hilley This week, the people of London were once again hit by a Union-organised tube strike, designed to cripple the transport network and inflict maximum suffering on normal working people. […]

by · 12th July 2015 · Tech Frontiers
Budget 2015: George Osborne remains The Big Data Chancellor

Budget 2015: George Osborne remains The Big Data Chancellor

This Wednesday will be the first opportunity for a Conservative majority government to deliver a full budget announcement since 1997. George Osborne has waited a long time for this moment, having suffered the friction with his Liberal Democrat colleagues for the last five years, tinkering with his every announcement and proposal. The Chancellor is well known for his love of […]

Forget the bacon sandwich, Ed Miliband has had his chips

Forget the bacon sandwich, Ed Miliband has had his chips

Parliament Street’s Steven George-Hilley discusses Labour’s chaotic campaign and its implications for Ed Miliband  This morning’s papers are stuffed with criticism and negative briefings against Labour leader Ed Miliband, not from the opposition, but from his own side. The latest round of attacks on Labour’s chaotic election campaign come following a series of questionable policy announcements on the National Health […]

by · 1st February 2015 · Commentary
Parliament Street’s Georgia Toffolo interviewed by International Business Times

Parliament Street’s Georgia Toffolo interviewed by International Business Times

Parliament Street’s  Events Manager, Georgia Toffolo has been interviewed by International Business Times. She said, “I’d like to see politicians reaching out beyond traditional policy areas and doing more to reach those who should be involved politics but aren’t because they worry it’s not right for them. “There are so many young people in Britain with bright ideas who play […]

by · 7th January 2015 · Press Room, News
Liam Fox Launches One Minute Fox Channel

Liam Fox Launches One Minute Fox Channel

Liam Fox, the former Cabinet Minister, has launched a new “One Minute Fox” website showcasing a series of policy videos including his views on welfare reform and the EU.  Fox launched the new video service last night to a group of MPs in Parliament and said that the site was designed to engage the electorate and promote a positive Conservative […]

by · 29th October 2014 · News