Articles by: Tim Focas

New Research on Community Mental Health Provision in England

New Research on Community Mental Health Provision in England

Parliament Street is pleased to announce the publication of A Quantitative Analysis of Community Mental Health Provision in England During Covid-19 and the Subsequent Impact on the Police This research from Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns at Parliament Street examines the accessibility of community mental health provision at the height of the pandemic (April 2020) and how the level of access to services […]

by · 1st September 2020 · Research
New Research into Social Cost Benefit Analysis

New Research into Social Cost Benefit Analysis

Parliament Street is pleased to announce the publication of The Importance of Conventions: A Critical Evaluation of Current Practice in Social Cost Benefit Analysis. This research from Dr. Peter Hill (St. Mary’s University, Twickenham) and Professor Andrew Edkins (University College London) seeks to critically evaluate current practice in social cost benefit analysis (SCBA). The paper focuses on how SCBA evaluators […]

by · 21st August 2020 · Research
Daily Record alerts readers to Council Tax phishing scam uncovered by Parliament Street

Daily Record alerts readers to Council Tax phishing scam uncovered by Parliament Street

The Daily Record today alerted it’s readers about a new email phishing scam, which falsely purports to be from the “Government Digital Service Team”. The scam was uncovered by Parliament Street’s cyber research unit and is aimed at low-income earners. The scam targets Council Tax payers and claims that the recipient of the email will be receiving a Council Tax Reduction […]

by · 28th July 2020 · Press Room
Daily Express warns readers about Council Tax phishing scam uncovered by Parliament Street

Daily Express warns readers about Council Tax phishing scam uncovered by Parliament Street

The Daily Express today warned it’s readers about a new email phishing scam, which falsely purports to be from the “Government Digital Service Team”. The scam was uncovered by Parliament Street’s cyber research unit and is aimed at low-income earners. The scam targets Council Tax payers and claims that the recipient of the email will be receiving a Council Tax Reduction […]

by · 27th July 2020 · Press Room, Research
Patrick Sullivan speaks to UK regional news site Bdaily News about the “Eat Out to Help Out”

Patrick Sullivan speaks to UK regional news site Bdaily News about the “Eat Out to Help Out”

Earlier today, Parliament Street C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan spoke to UK regional news site Bdaily News about the U.K. government’s “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme. He told Bdaily News, “This is creative thinking from an ambitious Chancellor and I congratulate the government for this key policy that will help stimulate economic growth.” The Bdaily News article can be read here.

by · 8th July 2020 · Press Room, Blog
Parliament Street C.E.O. talks Brexit negotiations with Express.co.uk

Parliament Street C.E.O. talks Brexit negotiations with Express.co.uk

Sunday 21st June 2020 In an exclusive interview with Express.co.uk, Parliament Street C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan hailed the return of  of Boris Johnson to frontline post-Brexit trade talks between the UK as a major boost for Britain in the ongoing negotiations with Brussels. The Express piece can be read here. Mr. Sullivan’s comments are also featured below:- Patrick Sullivan, chief executive […]

by · 21st June 2020 · Press Room, News
Parliament Street C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan writes for Comment Central

Parliament Street C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan writes for Comment Central

Leading Westminster opinion site, Comment Central today published a piece written by Parliament Street C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan in which he gave his contribution to the ongoing debate around what we do regarding monuments to historical figures with troubling backgrounds. The Comment Central piece can be read here.

by · 10th June 2020 · Press Room, Blog
New Statesman reports on Parliament Street “Zoom” research

New Statesman reports on Parliament Street “Zoom” research

Thursday 21st May 2020 The New Statesman has reported on new Parliament Street research revealing that 731 Zoom licences have been purchased by Whitehall bosses since the start of the Coronavirus crisis, with the Ministry of Defence driving most of the procurement. The New Statesman article can be read here.

by · 21st May 2020 · Press Room, News
Government departments bought hundreds of Zoom licences despite security fears over video meeting app

Government departments bought hundreds of Zoom licences despite security fears over video meeting app

Thursday 21st May 2020 The Daily Mirror reports today on new Parliament Street research which reveals that Civil Service chiefs have ordered a total of 731 Zoom licences since the COVID-19 outbreak began. 550 of these are for the Ministry of Defence. This is despite Whitehall bosses having been warned by the National Cyber Security Centre, part of intelligence agency […]

by · 21st May 2020 · Press Room, News
NEW RESEARCH – Mental Health and COVID-19

NEW RESEARCH – Mental Health and COVID-19

Parliament Street’s Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman has written a prescient research paper for Mental Health Awareness Week in which he warns that Britain faces a Mental Health crisis if it does not act now.

by · 19th May 2020 · Research