Articles by: Tim Focas

#NoGoveZone – A legacy of lasting harm

#NoGoveZone – A legacy of lasting harm

Michael Gove is a man who it is hard not to have opinion about and here at Parliament Street, opinions are certainly divided. So for this Monday’s watercooler debate, we are discussing whether Mr. Gove is the standout talent of this government or whether he is simply too clever for his own good. In this article our Head of Policy, […]

by · 4th September 2018 · Opinion Editorials, Blog
#GoGove – A leader for change

#GoGove – A leader for change

Michael Gove is a man who it is hard not to have opinion about and here at Parliament Street, opinions are certainly divided. So for this Monday’s watercooler debate, we are discussing whether Mr. Gove is the standout talent of this government or whether he is simply too clever for his own good. In this article our Head of Campaigns, […]

by · 4th September 2018 · Opinion Editorials, Blog
Danny Bowman discusses new mental health research on Sky News

Danny Bowman discusses new mental health research on Sky News

On the 4th September our Director of Mental Health discussed our new research on mental health waiting times on Sky News. The new research suggests that thousands of children and adolescents are on waiting lists for psychological therapies on the NHS. The research showed that over 6,000 children and adolescents were waiting for psychological therapies as of June 2018 with […]

by · 4th September 2018 · Press Room
Parliament Street research on NHS Patient Records featured on page 2 of The Times

Parliament Street research on NHS Patient Records featured on page 2 of The Times

Monday 20th August This morning, The Times reported on our new research paper, into NHS Patient Records, on page 2 of their paper.  The report into data security in the National Health Service (NHS) reveals that nearly 10,000 patient records were lost by the NHS last year. The Times article can be found here and you can read our report here.

by · 20th August 2018 · Press Room
Parliament Street C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan discusses the Summer of Boris on London Live News

Parliament Street C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan discusses the Summer of Boris on London Live News

Friday 20th July  Today, Patrick Sullivan, Chief Executive of Parliament Street, appeared on London Live News to give his expert political analysis, discussing why this Summer, the headlines would be dominated by the recently liberated, former Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson. Watch the interview here.    

by · 20th July 2018 · Press Room
Brexit ready: UK law prepares for leaving date

Brexit ready: UK law prepares for leaving date

Parliament Street’s Head of Campaigns, Elizabeth Anderson writes about how the passage of the EU Withdrawal Act is an important step on the road to Brexit. It’s been a long time coming, and finally, almost exactly two years after the Brexit Referendum, the law has changed in a massive milestone for the country as we prepare to exit the European […]

by · 23rd June 2018 · Tory Thought, Blog
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