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New Policy Report: Training Minds to Save Minds

New Policy Report: Training Minds to Save Minds

The author of this policy paper is Danny Bowman, Director of Mental Health at Parliament Street At Parliament Street we have been working hard to understand the effects mental health is having on people, families, public and private sector organisations. Through our most recent research we have identified some concerning findings. Our findings have indicated that the police are dealing […]

by · 6th July 2018 · Blog
The NHS70: Why the NHS is part of all of our stories.

The NHS70: Why the NHS is part of all of our stories.

Danny Bowman is Director of Mental Health at Parliament Street The NHS, our national health service, an exemplary example of the British spirit, an organisation that has experienced winter crisis’s, outbreaks of disease, the largest mental health epidemic in my lifetime. The organisation that has always been a place of comfort for individuals suffering from life threatening health problems and […]

by · 3rd July 2018 · Blog
Smart Transport: BYOD Policy Paper

Smart Transport: BYOD Policy Paper

Parliament Street has revealed that Transport for London has dramatically increased its use of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes, in a new policy paper as part of our smart transport series, entitled BYOD and Beyond Our research team discovered that TFL had increased BYOD in the previous financial year by 170% adding hundreds of new iPhones and Samsung devices to […]

by · 13th June 2018 · Blog
Report: The Rise of the Data Scientist

Report: The Rise of the Data Scientist

Our latest research paper examines the rise of data scientists in major government departments, and their respective remittance. Our team surveyed key departments including the Department for Work and Pensions, Department of Health and the Department for Transport about how analytics was being used within the workforce The Rise of the Data Scientist Report

by · 8th June 2018 · frontpage, Blog
University Mental Health Podcast with Danny Bowman

University Mental Health Podcast with Danny Bowman

Danny Bowman, Director of Mental Health had the pleasure of sitting down with his friend Rachel to discuss the jungle that is university and examining what makes university a stressful time for students in contemporary Britain. They discuss openly the up’s and downs of university life on mental health including fresher’s week, exams, assignments, and everything in between. University mental […]

by · 31st May 2018 · Mental Health, Blog
Withdrawing from the Iran Deal is a Catastrophic Error

Withdrawing from the Iran Deal is a Catastrophic Error

The Iran Deal is not perfect. Major international treaties seldom are. However, monitoring experts, defence policy-advisors – including Donald Trump’s own Secretary of Defence, Ret. Gen. Jim Mattis – agree that this treaty was, in fact, living up to expectations. Just ask former President Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy Advisor Ben Rhodes about what shortcomings he can identify from the JCPOA’s […]

by · 17th May 2018 · Blog
Focas on Financial Services: Will Hammond’s fintech fantasy become a political reality?

Focas on Financial Services: Will Hammond’s fintech fantasy become a political reality?

A genuine commitment to putting the UK at the forefront of fintech, or just another political vanity project to rival that of his predecessor’s Northern powerhouse? With Jacob Rees Mogg and the rest of his backbench Brexiteers baying for cabinet blood, the latter is currently not a political option for this unusually understated Tory chancellor. Unlike Osborne’s original utopic vision to […]

by · 6th May 2018 · Blog
GDPR: The Impact on Government

GDPR: The Impact on Government

Parliament Street’s latest report examines the impact the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have on central government. Our research team have discovered that the Department for Work and Pensions is spending nearly £15m preparing for the regulation, whilst the Department for Transport, Treasury and Ministry of Justice are spending between £500K and £200K to prepare. Read the report […]

by · 26th April 2018 · frontpage, Research, Blog
President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro.

The United States’ Failure in Latin America

The world changed remarkably in 1991. The collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War prompted a shift in global security and diplomatic policy that led to increased focus on the Middle East and East Asia. The 1990’s saw the United States engage in war against Iraq following its invasion of Kuwait, humanitarian efforts in Somalia, […]

by · 16th April 2018 · Blog
What’s To Be Done – Anti-Semitism, Labour And The Solutions

What’s To Be Done – Anti-Semitism, Labour And The Solutions

Dom Sayer – Chairman of our Labour Now policy group writes a thought provoking opinion editorial about how Labour should respond to any anti-Semitism within the Party. In the last couple of months (and indeed over the last couple of years) many people, me included, have written on the issue of anti-Semitism within the Labour party. A distinct range of […]

by · 13th April 2018 · Labour Party, Commentary