Articles by: Tim Focas

NHS Data Security Report: Mobiles Thefts Rise by One Third

NHS Data Security Report: Mobiles Thefts Rise by One Third

Today the Parliament Street think tank publishes a new report revealing that thefts of laptops and mobile phones in NHS Trusts have risen by one third,

by · 6th June 2019 · Research
Parliament Street Research featured in the Daily Mail

Parliament Street Research featured in the Daily Mail

Saturday 18th May 2019 Today, the Daily Mail reported on important research conducted by Parliament Street on the misuse of drones. The story can be found online here   Alternatively, you can read it below:   Britain’s drone crime explosion: Police complaints soar to six a day amid fears the devices are being used to spy on children and homes […]

by · 18th May 2019 · Press Room
Tim Focas in CityAM

Tim Focas in CityAM

 Wednesday 8th May 2019 This morning, Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas was featured in CityAM debating that Gordon Brown was right to sell off the government’s gold reserves 20 years ago.   The piece can be found online here.   Alternatively, you can read Tim’s argument below:   Was Gordon Brown right to sell off the government’s […]

by · 8th May 2019 · Press Room
Stephen Lawrence Day: The Stephen I Knew

Stephen Lawrence Day: The Stephen I Knew

26 years on from the brutal murder of 18 year old Stephen Lawrence, his friend, Duwayne Brooks talks to Patrick Sullivan about his memories of Stephen and why the legacy of what happened must never be forgotten. Today is the first annual Stephen Lawrence Day and marks 26 years since the teenager was stabbed to death in a racially motivated […]

by · 22nd April 2019 · frontpage
Calvin Robinson – Head of Research

Calvin Robinson – Head of Research

Calvin spent 7 years in the tech industry before becoming a teacher, with experience in development, project management, and even a stint as a YouTuber on Disney’s Yogscast network. Retraining as a Computer Science teacher with the introduction of coding on the National Curriculum. Calvin saw to have a part in filling the digital skills deficit currently facing the UK.  […]

by · 10th April 2019 · Research Team
NEW RESEARCH – Policing, Caring and Treating the Effects of a Mental Health Crisis

NEW RESEARCH – Policing, Caring and Treating the Effects of a Mental Health Crisis

In a brand new research paper, Parliament Street’s Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman analyses the current relationship between public services and Mental Health in the United Kingdom. The research paper also provides recommendations to government going forward. Read the paper here: Policing, Caring and Treating the Effects of a Mental Health Crisis

by · 8th April 2019 · Research
Caitlin Boydon-Jones – Deputy Chairman

Caitlin Boydon-Jones – Deputy Chairman

Caitlin joined Parliament Street in 2013 and has been Deputy Chairman since 2017. Caitlin has chaired a number of our events in the House of Commons and been the chief architect of our recruitment strategy. Caitlin also ran our successful 2013 Conservative Party Conference Program. Caitlin is a law graduate and a proud alum of Brunel University.

by · 8th April 2019 · Management Board
Parliament Street in The Times

Parliament Street in The Times

Thursday 4th April 2019 Parliament Street’s Chairman, Patrick Sullivan is featured today’s The Times newspaper. Speaking out, following revelations that tax officials have been “bullying” in-debt callers into paying more upfront than they need, Patrick told the newspaper: “Once again bullying tax chiefs are raking in cash from those who are struggling the most. All staff should be instructed to […]

by · 4th April 2019 · Press Room, News
Patrick Sullivan stands up for taxpayers in The Sun

Patrick Sullivan stands up for taxpayers in The Sun

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 Parliament Street Chairman, Patrick Sullivan is featured in today’s The Sun newspaper (p11) standing up for put upon taxpayers; following revelations that tax officials have been “bullying” in-debt callers into paying more upfront than they need. The story can be read online here.   Alternatively, the text of the story can be read below: Tax officials […]

by · 3rd April 2019 · Press Room, News
EVENT REVIEW – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain: Where Next?

EVENT REVIEW – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain: Where Next?

Thursday 28th March 2019 Last night in Committee Room 16 of the House of Commons, Parliament Street hosted a FinTech symposium called Cryptocurrency & Blockchain: Where Next? Addressing the full house were: Dr. Iwa Salami, Senior Lecturer in Financial Law and Regulation, University of East London Joanna Hubbard, CEO, Electron Erik Wilgenhot Plante, Chief Compliance Officer, BeQuant David Carlisle, Head of […]

by · 28th March 2019 · 2019 Events