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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, 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
Robin Shepherd – Why Brussels Should Be Wary of a Cancelled Brexit

Robin Shepherd – Why Brussels Should Be Wary of a Cancelled Brexit

Brussels has made clear its belief that Brexit was a mistake. But at this point,a clean break is probably for the best. With barely a mistake having gone unmade in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit, it is perhaps understandable that many observers have allowed their lurid fascination with the chaos in London to obscure the interests of […]

by · 10th January 2019 · Opinion Editorials
#SaveRahaf – why we must take action for women fleeing violence

#SaveRahaf – why we must take action for women fleeing violence

This time yesterday there was an 18 year old woman in a hotel room in Bangkok.  She flew there from Kuwait, with a visa and flight onto Australia, and she hadn’t planned to check in or be in Thailand more than the transit time. Unfortunately, being a woman from Saudi Arabia, fleeing her family with fear for her life, she […]

by · 8th January 2019 · Opinion Editorials
What is Critical for Theresa May’s Ten Year Plan on the NHS

What is Critical for Theresa May’s Ten Year Plan on the NHS

  By Danny Bowman, Director of Mental Health On Sunday our Prime Minister Theresa May and Health Secretary Matt Hancock will take to the television studios to announce what some are calling a substantial plan to support under-18s who suffer from mental health problems. The burning injustice that Theresa May echoed across downing street in 2016 will now reach substance, […]

by · 5th January 2019 · Blog
Community is not just for Christmas; the Parliament Street Christmas Message

Community is not just for Christmas; the Parliament Street Christmas Message

Top entrepreneur, occasional Parliamentary candidate, and founder of Win That Pitch, Dean Russell, delivers our Christmas message, this year. Dean talks about how his recent experiences volunteering in the Philippines reinforced his belief in the power of communities.  “As a Conservative Party candidate in the 2017 election, I was acutely aware that the sense of a cohesive national community was […]

by · 25th December 2018 · Opinion Editorials