Articles by: Tim Focas

Tim Focas discusses Jeremy Corbyn’s impact on politics with Express.co.uk

Tim Focas discusses Jeremy Corbyn’s impact on politics with Express.co.uk

Our Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas spoke with Express.co.uk earlier about the impact Jeremy Corbyn has had on the Labour Party. Tim told Express.co.uk: “Corbyn’s unique ability to devise policies to the left of Michael Foot has left Labour with an electoral mountain to climb. “The view that somehow the nation shifted left post May’s calamity campaign in 2017 […]

by · 1st January 2020 · Press Room, News
Danny Bowman discusses mental health and policing with Mirror Online

Danny Bowman discusses mental health and policing with Mirror Online

Our Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman spoke to Mirror Online today about new research he conducted for Parliament Street on mental health and policing. His research showed that a total of 489,484 work days were lost among 31 police forces due to poor mental health last year. Danny told Mirror Online, “This research provides a shocking insight into the mental […]

by · 22nd December 2019 · Press Room, News
Tim Focas talks General Election 2019 with FORBES

Tim Focas talks General Election 2019 with FORBES

Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas was interviewed by Forbes today. He spoke with the respected business publication about how the re-election of Boris Johnson was important for keeping wealth in the country. The relevant extract from the article is below: Tim Focas, director of financial services at Westminster think tank Parliament Street, tells Forbes that billionaire-bashing rhetoric […]

by · 13th December 2019 · Press Room, News
WATCH – Patrick Sullivan on the General Election results

WATCH – Patrick Sullivan on the General Election results

Parliament Street Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Sullivan was on Pakistan’s international English language news channel, Indus News today discussing the results of the General Election.

by · 13th December 2019 · Press Room, Blog
Boris Unchained

Boris Unchained

Our Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Sullivan argues that working on positive policy solutions is the best way for newly elected MPs to stand out amongst the new class. With a new majority, Boris Johnson now runs a strong and stable new government. With this comes the freedom to think the unthinkable and look for radical solutions to the very real […]

by · 13th December 2019 · Opinion Editorials, Blog
About Last Night

About Last Night

Our Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Sullivan reports on the new landscape of British politics. After hearing his calls to “Get Breakfast Done” most Conservative campaign staff will have done just that. At time of writing they will no doubt be sleeping the sleep of the just; proud that they delivered Boris Johnson the largest majority for the Conservatives since the […]

by · 13th December 2019 · Opinion Editorials, Blog
BRIEFING PAPER – THE FINAL DAYS

BRIEFING PAPER – THE FINAL DAYS

In a conversational and entertaining new paper, our Chief Executive, Patrick Sullivan provides his thoughts and suggestions for what the Conservative Party should do in the final days of this General Election campaign.

by · 10th December 2019 · Research
Uber must not think it is invulnerable

Uber must not think it is invulnerable

Our Head of External Relations, Elizabeth Anderson argues that TfL was absolutely right to strip Uber of its licence to operate in London. Once again, Transport for London has stripped Uber of its licence to carry passengers in the capital.  This is hardly a surprise – having successfully appealed their 2017 ban, the operator then found itself on a short […]

by · 26th November 2019 · Opinion Editorials, Blog
Human Rights and the Palestinian Territories

Human Rights and the Palestinian Territories

Our Head of External Relations, Elizabeth Anderson discusses our new briefing note written by Charlotte Littlewood and Elizabeth Arif-Fear on Human Rights and the Palestinian Territories. The first letter I ever had published in a national newspaper was my horror at arranged marriages in the middle east – I was 12.  Women’s rights, and especially those in less developed nations […]

by · 25th November 2019 · Foreign Affairs, Blog
BRIEFING NOTE – Human Rights and the Palestinian Territories

BRIEFING NOTE – Human Rights and the Palestinian Territories

Charlotte Littlewood and Elizabeth Arif-Fear have produced a very moving briefing note on the human rights abuses currently taking place in the Palestinian territories.

by · 25th November 2019 · Research