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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
Social Media Companies – Take Responsibility and Take Negative Imagery Down #instaNTLY

Social Media Companies – Take Responsibility and Take Negative Imagery Down #instaNTLY

  By Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns at Parliament Street In the last couple of months, we have heard about horrifying stories relating to the relationship between negative imagery shown on social media and young people’s mental health. The vast wilderness of social media has made it an easy place for negative imagery, videos and other content to exist, the […]

by · 20th March 2019 · Blog
A Plea to Britain – We can bring this country back together again

A Plea to Britain – We can bring this country back together again

    By Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns at Parliament Street The current climate of division we find ourselves in has many roots and can’t be solved easily. We have seen the last two years cause a division among our citizens; a division between those who voted to remain in the European Union and those who voted to leave. We […]

by · 16th March 2019 · Blog
Why fintech investment is booming “Despite Brexit”

Why fintech investment is booming “Despite Brexit”

Parliament Street Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas, discusses the under-reported Brexit Boom in Fintech and why – despite the media – we should be optimistic about the future! Why is it that whenever there is a smidgen of economic hope, the Westminster elite waste little time claiming it is “despite Brexit”? London’s fizzing fintech sector is a classic case in point. […]

by · 12th March 2019 · Economy & Tax
Tracey Crouch MP Talks Mental Health

Tracey Crouch MP Talks Mental Health

Our Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman sat down with Tracey Crouch MP to discuss her struggle with Anxiety and how mindfulness helped her recover. In addition, they spoke about her time as Sports, Civil Society and Loneliness Minister and her gambling legislation that saw her resign from the government.    

by · 19th February 2019 · Mental Health, Podcast, News, Blog
Is EFTA the solution to the Brexit deadlock?

Is EFTA the solution to the Brexit deadlock?

Instead of paying £39bn to be stuck in a BRINO-Brexit, EFTA offers the best form of transition as we leave the EU. We urgently need to re-evaluate the EFTA route to a meaningful and practicable Brexit, argues Cllr. Dr. Peter Hill As Theresa May pleaded for MPs to unite behind her it was heartening to see them heeding her suggestion […]

by · 6th February 2019 · Opinion Editorials
The Month in Marketing: the Worst an Ad can get?

The Month in Marketing: the Worst an Ad can get?

Tim Focas argues that Gillette made a seismic mistake when they decided to be “woke” and create a distance between the brand and consumer. This is especially ignorant of the company, given a shaving razor is one of the most intimate products a person can own. There are certain moments in life that live with you forever. Personally speaking, my […]

by · 29th January 2019 · Reviews & Arts
Parliament Street launches drones report

Parliament Street launches drones report

The Parliament Street think tank has released new research revealing that one third of the UK public backs a total ban on drones. Read the full paper here: Drones Report

by · 24th January 2019 · Blog
Danny Bowman Interviews Student Minds – Aneeska Sohal

Danny Bowman Interviews Student Minds – Aneeska Sohal

Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns sat down with Student Minds President at York, Aneeska Sohal to discuss the national students mental health charity and the mobilisation of students at York and across the UK. They are working hard to reduce the stigma attached to mental health, help in the prevention of mental illness and signpost students who are dealing with […]

by · 16th January 2019 · Blog
Danny Bowman – The Reality of Growing Up and Living with OCD

Danny Bowman – The Reality of Growing Up and Living with OCD

Anyone who has experienced Obsessional Compulsive Disorder, whether they are a directly suffering from the illness, or a family member or friend witnessing the condition will know of how debilitating and cruel it is. After interviewing the brilliant Johnny Mercer MP last year, I felt inspired to dispel some of the myths associated with OCD and tell the trauma’s it […]

by · 13th January 2019 · Mental Health, frontpage