Articles by: Tim Focas

AUDIO – Patrick Sullivan on Boris Johnson’s new Brexit deal

AUDIO – Patrick Sullivan on Boris Johnson’s new Brexit deal

EXCLUSIVE – Parliament Street Chief Executive Patrick Sullivan was on Indus News earlier today discussing Boris Johnson’s new Brexit Deal.

by · 17th October 2019 · Chairman's Musings, Podcast
Maths Revolution – a Parliament Street paper

Maths Revolution – a Parliament Street paper

Parliament Street has today launched a major new paper criticising the current education system and calling on Oftsed to take a different approach to mathematics. Read the full paper here.

by · 3rd September 2019 · Research
Naomi Ferguson on BBC Radio 4 Farming Today

Naomi Ferguson on BBC Radio 4 Farming Today

Our director Naomi Ferguson appeared on BBC Radio 4 Farming Today to discuss her new research paper entitled, “Sustaining the Heartland: Challenges of rural communities, farming and agriculture”.

by · 21st August 2019 · News, frontpage
Interview with Simon Richards, Chief Executive of The Freedom Association

Interview with Simon Richards, Chief Executive of The Freedom Association

In the second of a new series of weekend interviews our Online Editor, Matt Snape speaks to Simon Richards, Chief Executive of The Freedom Association. Simon became a Member of The Freedom Association in 1976, when he was a school student. In 2002 he was appointed Editor of TFA’s magazine, Freedom Today, and, from 2004, also ran its web sites. […]

by · 17th August 2019 · Interviews
Report: Government urged tackle ‘chronic connectivity’ in rural farming communities

Report: Government urged tackle ‘chronic connectivity’ in rural farming communities

The government must take action to transform the British heartland putting farming first to revitalise rural areas, according to a new policy paper from UK think tank Parliament Street. The report, entitled Sustaining the Heartland: Challenges of rural communities, farming and agriculture, is highly critical of the current barriers facing rural communities, farms and the wider industry.

by · 16th August 2019 · Opinion Editorials, Research, Blog, Uncategorized
Interview with Rachel Maclean MP

Interview with Rachel Maclean MP

In the first of a new series of weekend interviews our Online Editor, Matt Snape speaks to Rachel Maclean MP after a very interesting week in politics. Rachel was elected as the new Conservative Member of Parliament for Redditch in the 2017 General Election. Rachel chairs three All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) – Women in Parliament, Carers and Endangered Species. Matt […]

by · 26th July 2019 · Interviews
It’s time for Green Capitalism

It’s time for Green Capitalism

By Elizabeth Anderson and Patrick Sullivan A new Prime Minister has arrived.  Brexit is coming.  And thanks to a growing wave of environmental focus, we could be heading for a Green Brexit.   The last few months have seen an unprecedented rise in the level of activity.  Fuelled in part by David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II, in part by growingly […]

by · 24th July 2019 · Opinion Editorials
British Values in Schools

British Values in Schools

Our Head of Research, Calvin Robinson argues that our schools have a responsibility to promote British values, in order to unify our society once more   Are we doing all we can to promote British values as a society? A key demographic for this as outlined during the Conservative / Liberal Democrat coalition government of 2010-2015 was to be schools. […]

by · 3rd July 2019 · Education
Parliament Street a Signatory on Letter to The Guardian Calling for MPs to Have Six Months’ Parental Leave

Parliament Street a Signatory on Letter to The Guardian Calling for MPs to Have Six Months’ Parental Leave

 Wednesday 26th June 2019 Today, Patrick Sullivan, C.E.O. and Chairman of Parliament Street, on behalf of the entire organisation, signed an open letter to The Guardian calling for MPs to have six months’ parental leave without delay. Parliament Street signed the letter as part of an alliance of charities and campaigners who believe the current process, in relation to, parental and adoption […]

by · 26th June 2019 · Press Room, frontpage
Tim Focas talks Trump and the Tory Leadership with Express.co.uk

Tim Focas talks Trump and the Tory Leadership with Express.co.uk

 Saturday 15th June 2019 Today, Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas was interviewed by Express.co.uk and asked about which Tory Leadership candidate would work best with President Trump. The interview can be found online here.   Alternatively, you can also read the article below:     Tory leadership race: Which Tory leadership candidate would work best with Donald […]

by · 15th June 2019 · Tory Thought, Press Room