Articles by: Tim Focas

Twice the good, less than half the price

Twice the good, less than half the price

Our Head of Campaigns, Elizabeth Anderson writes about why you should consider buying some of your Christmas presents from charity shops. Imagine if every Christmas present you bought could do twice the good?  That’s exactly what our campaign for a charity shop Christmas hopes to bring about. Charity shops offer a whole world of quirky, unique gift opportunities which are […]

by · 15th December 2018 · Opinion Editorials
The Times covers Parliament Street Cyber Security Research

The Times covers Parliament Street Cyber Security Research

Monday 3rd December 2018 This morning, The Times reported on new research by Parliament Street on page 6 of the paper. Our research revealed a significant increase in the number of criminal complaints about computer and social media hacking. Our new research reveals a sharp rise in hacks on social media accounts and the email addresses of business users. Please our full report here and […]

by · 3rd December 2018 · Press Room, News
NEW RESEARCH – Hack Attack: Police Under Pressure

NEW RESEARCH – Hack Attack: Police Under Pressure

The Parliament Street think tank has released new research revealing a sharp rise in hacks on social media accounts and the email addresses of business users. Please our full report here and detailed police hacking notes.

by · 3rd December 2018 · Research
Parliament Street Christmas Reception with Rt. Hon. Dr. Liam Fox MP

Parliament Street Christmas Reception with Rt. Hon. Dr. Liam Fox MP

On Thursday 22nd November, Parliament Street held its Christmas Reception featuring an address by the Rt. Hon. Dr. Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade. The reception was held in a large private function area in of one Westminster’s most popular pubs, The Old Star; beloved by politicians, journalists and researchers […]

by · 22nd November 2018 · 2018 Events
BRIEFING PAPER – 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections

BRIEFING PAPER – 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections

Kevin Brown provide us with  a briefing paper into the 2020 U.S. midterm elections, showing that rather than being a harbinger of doom for President Trump, the results show a clear path to his reelection in 2020. Read his paper here: Analyzing the Midterm Election for 2020 briefing

by · 20th November 2018 · Research
Parliament Street CEO discusses Brexit on London Live Debate

Parliament Street CEO discusses Brexit on London Live Debate

Sunday 18th November 2018 Parliament Street CEO, Patrick Sullivan was on London Live Debate, this evening. Patrick offered his take on an eventful week in politics, and also, gave his analysis on Theresa May’s Brexit Deal.

by · 18th November 2018 · Press Room, News
Wednesday 7th November 2018 – Artificial Intelligence: The Rise of the Machines

Wednesday 7th November 2018 – Artificial Intelligence: The Rise of the Machines

Early this evening we were proud to host a symposium on Artificial Intelligence to a full house at the ST. Matthews’ Conference Centre in Westmister. Topics discussed included the rise of Artificial Intelligence and the impact robots and automation will have on have on jobs, society and the UK economy. The event was chaired by our Highway to Tomorrow coordinator, […]

by · 7th November 2018 · 2018 Events
Wednesday 17th October – Hack Attack: The Rise of Cyber Crime

Wednesday 17th October – Hack Attack: The Rise of Cyber Crime

Wednesday 17th October 2018 This evening, Parliament Street hosted a symposium on the threat of cyber-crime in Portcullis House. The event was expertly chaired by the coordinator of our Highway to Tomorrow policy group, Steven George-Hilley. The event was well attended, with over 80 people, many from the security and tech industries, in attendance and offering great questions and excellent […]

by · 17th October 2018 · 2018 Events
Empowering a data literate society

Empowering a data literate society

By Clare Ambrosino, President of Parliament Street In today’s Fourth Industrial Revolution, data is key to unlocking new insights, ideas and possibilities. But experts estimate that only one-third of us can confidently understand, analyse and argue with data, so there aren’t enough people with the expertise to manage, interpret and create value from it. For public and private sector organisations […]

by · 17th October 2018 · Opinion Editorials, Tech Frontiers
Parliament Street’s Danny Bowman slams “new low for reality TV” in The Times

Parliament Street’s Danny Bowman slams “new low for reality TV” in The Times

Saturday 6th October 2018 This morning, The Times reported on a controversial new reality TV show called The Circle. This program has received intense criticism from mental health campaigners for “glamorising social media deception.” Parliament Street’s Mental Health Spokesman, Danny Bowman was interviewed by The Times for the piece and rightly said that “If anything they need to reduce the level of deception”. The article […]

by · 6th October 2018 · Press Room, News