Articles by: Steven George-Hilley

Cultural solutions for Italy’s economy

Cultural solutions for Italy’s economy

Parliament Street’s Helen Chandler-Wilde on cultural solutions for Italy’s economy  A month ago I moved to Milan from London for my year abroad at university. Not only are the economic differences immediately staggering (streets dead on a Sunday and my rent half of what it is in London for a much nicer room), there are also great cultural and political differences […]

by · 15th October 2014 · Commentary, frontpage
Parliament Street Announces Islamic State Debate: Fighting Terror at Home and Abroad

Parliament Street Announces Islamic State Debate: Fighting Terror at Home and Abroad

Join us to debate how to fight against Islamic State extremism at home and abroad at Conservative Party conference 2014. Click here to attend. TUESDAY 30 SEPTEMBER: 19.30-21.00The ICC Hall 8A Guest Speaker – Dr Liam Fox, Former Secretary of State for Defence      

by · 30th September 2014 · past, Events
Parliament Street Announces International Aid Debate with Andrew Mitchell

Parliament Street Announces International Aid Debate with Andrew Mitchell

Join us in Birmingham for a special debate on the future of international aid with former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell. Click here to attend.

by · 29th September 2014 · past, Events
Parliament Street Announces Hyatt Conference Reception with Eric Pickles

Parliament Street Announces Hyatt Conference Reception with Eric Pickles

  The Parliament Street board has announced the first of its party conference events for 2014. The Parliament Street conference reception with special guest speaker and free drinks will take place on Sunday 28th September 21.30-23.00 at The Hyatt Symphony Ballroom. The event will include a keynote speech from Cabinet Minister Eric Pickles. We hope you can join us for […]

by · 28th September 2014 · past, Events
After the Referendum, we Need Bold, Brave Leadership

After the Referendum, we Need Bold, Brave Leadership

The Prime Minister announced this morning a course of action which has the potential to dramatically alter the political landscape of the United Kingdom forever. The growth in popularity of previously dismissed parties such as UKIP and the SNP, each from radically different sides of the political spectrum, has for some time pointed to public disillusionment with “the establishment.” Voter […]

by · 19th September 2014 · Home Affairs, frontpage
Time to End the Scottish Blame Game

Time to End the Scottish Blame Game

Gazing upon the allegations of infighting and charges of political complacency in the newspapers, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Yes campaign had already won the vote. This is of course not the case, but continued finger-pointing and anonymous briefings in the broadsheet and tabloid press is undoubtedly doing huge damage to the No campaign’s final fight to […]

by · 16th September 2014 · Uncategorized
BYOD Policies in Local Government – a new Parliament Street report

BYOD Policies in Local Government – a new Parliament Street report

A new research paper, produced by UK think tank Parliament Street has examined the extent to which Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies operate in London Borough Councils. The report, written by Steven George-Hilley, the organisation’s director of technology, calls on public sector decision-makers to invest more in BYOD research and implementation. Read the full report here (PDF): BYOD in […]

by · 18th August 2014 · Research
Eton mess to bread and butter pudding: A Tory future

Eton mess to bread and butter pudding: A Tory future

The local election results have been met with quiet grumbles from rank and file Conservative Party members, in a result made half-bearable by oddball Ed Miliband’s miserable performance at the ballot box. However the fact remains that Labour made serious and damaging gains into some key Tory bastions including London Boroughs such as Hammersmith and Fulham and my own stomping ground of Croydon. […]

by · 25th May 2014 · Tory Thought
Local Elections: Why is Britain still running an analogue election in a digital age?

Local Elections: Why is Britain still running an analogue election in a digital age?

The Local and European elections 2014 provide a yardstick by which to measure uptake of social media tools and strategies by our colourful elected representatives, who are seeking our support once more. Much has changed since 2010, not only are our Councillors, MPs and MEPs all on Facebook, but a fair portion of them have found their way onto Twitter, […]

by · 24th May 2014 · Tech Frontiers
Parliament Street makes Front Page of The Metro again

Parliament Street makes Front Page of The Metro again

Parliament Street secured a front page splash on UK national newspaper The Metro on the topic of crimes on Twitter and Facebook Steven George-Hilley discussed the topics in The Metro and The Daily Mail.  

by · 17th March 2014 · Press Room