Articles by: Tim Focas

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day!

This International Women’s Day, Parliament Street’s Head of Campaigns, Elizabeth Anderson shares her thoughts on what more progress must be made for us to achieve full equality! 2018 celebrates the centenary of the first women gaining the vote in this country.  Hard won, this – and the other changes of the 20th century – completely changed the rules for women like […]

by · 8th March 2018 · Women of Influence
Why voting ‘Yes’ makes no economic sense

Why voting ‘Yes’ makes no economic sense

A matter of days to go before the Scots decide on their future, narrowing poles are understandably spooking financial markets. On Monday, the pound dropped to its weakest level since the end of 2013 versus the dollar. If this wasn’t enough to make the Scots choke on their battered mars bars, Lloyds shares fell by £1.7bn (3 per cent) yesterday. […]

by · 11th September 2014 · Economy & Tax
Why is Red Ed criticising the very image he is trying to present?

Why is Red Ed criticising the very image he is trying to present?

“Politics is not about putting the photo opportunity first” to quote Ed Miliband. What platform does he use to voice his disapproval of the image conscious political class that he is part of, none other than the Andrew Marr show. However, it’s not the media outlet nor the bacon sarnie or Wallace jibes that represents the real comms headache for Labour. After all, […]

by · 28th July 2014 · Home Affairs, Blog