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Kindness, Integrity and Respect Must Always Win in Politics

Kindness, Integrity and Respect Must Always Win in Politics

By Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns at Parliament Street I have been watching in shear amazement and slight discomfort the past couple of days in politics. The scheming, the vacant lack of self-awareness shown by some of our most well-known politicians and the constant reminder of what happens when integrity, kindness and respect fails to win the day. Anyone in […]

by · 5th September 2019 · Blog
Interview with Simon Richards, Chief Executive of The Freedom Association

Interview with Simon Richards, Chief Executive of The Freedom Association

In the second of a new series of weekend interviews our Online Editor, Matt Snape speaks to Simon Richards, Chief Executive of The Freedom Association. Simon became a Member of The Freedom Association in 1976, when he was a school student. In 2002 he was appointed Editor of TFA’s magazine, Freedom Today, and, from 2004, also ran its web sites. […]

by · 17th August 2019 · Interviews
Report: Government urged tackle ‘chronic connectivity’ in rural farming communities

Report: Government urged tackle ‘chronic connectivity’ in rural farming communities

The government must take action to transform the British heartland putting farming first to revitalise rural areas, according to a new policy paper from UK think tank Parliament Street. The report, entitled Sustaining the Heartland: Challenges of rural communities, farming and agriculture, is highly critical of the current barriers facing rural communities, farms and the wider industry.

by · 16th August 2019 · Opinion Editorials, Research, Blog, Uncategorized
Interview with Rachel Maclean MP

Interview with Rachel Maclean MP

In the first of a new series of weekend interviews our Online Editor, Matt Snape speaks to Rachel Maclean MP after a very interesting week in politics. Rachel was elected as the new Conservative Member of Parliament for Redditch in the 2017 General Election. Rachel chairs three All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) – Women in Parliament, Carers and Endangered Species. Matt […]

by · 26th July 2019 · Interviews
It’s time for Green Capitalism

It’s time for Green Capitalism

By Elizabeth Anderson and Patrick Sullivan A new Prime Minister has arrived.  Brexit is coming.  And thanks to a growing wave of environmental focus, we could be heading for a Green Brexit.   The last few months have seen an unprecedented rise in the level of activity.  Fuelled in part by David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II, in part by growingly […]

by · 24th July 2019 · Opinion Editorials
GREEN CAPITALISM

GREEN CAPITALISM

In a groundbreaking new research paper Parliament Street Director of Policy and Professorial Research Fellow, Dr. Peter Hill and Parliament Street Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Sullivan offer a centre-right alternative to the red environmentalist policies of the Green New Deal. It is time for Green Capitalism.

by · 24th July 2019 · frontpage, Research, Blog
Recreating our Promise and Uniting the Kingdom

Recreating our Promise and Uniting the Kingdom

By Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns at Parliament Street. As I sit down every evening to watch the 6 o’clock news I await that dreaded B word. The word that has possibly changed the shape of British politics forever. It’s the word that most citizens of the United Kingdom hear daily being flung around by politicians, commentators and others from […]

by · 15th July 2019 · Opinion Editorials
British Values in Schools

British Values in Schools

Our Head of Research, Calvin Robinson argues that our schools have a responsibility to promote British values, in order to unify our society once more   Are we doing all we can to promote British values as a society? A key demographic for this as outlined during the Conservative / Liberal Democrat coalition government of 2010-2015 was to be schools. […]

by · 3rd July 2019 · Education
Tim Focas talks Trump and the Tory Leadership with Express.co.uk

Tim Focas talks Trump and the Tory Leadership with Express.co.uk

 Saturday 15th June 2019 Today, Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas was interviewed by Express.co.uk and asked about which Tory Leadership candidate would work best with President Trump. The interview can be found online here.   Alternatively, you can also read the article below:     Tory leadership race: Which Tory leadership candidate would work best with Donald […]

by · 15th June 2019 · Tory Thought, Press Room
Time to get to grips and make a Brexit decision

Time to get to grips and make a Brexit decision

By Elizabeth Anderson, Head of Campaigns for Parliament Street On 23rd June 2016, I like, like many others, went and cast my vote to leave the European Union.  I then tramped off around south east London, where I was the Vote Leave co-ordinator for the area, doing my bit to combat the Government’s Remain propaganda leaflet insisting that the nation […]

by · 5th April 2019 · Brussels & Europe, Blog