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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
Maths Revolution – a Parliament Street paper

Maths Revolution – a Parliament Street paper

Parliament Street has today launched a major new paper criticising the current education system and calling on Oftsed to take a different approach to mathematics. Read the full paper here.

by · 3rd 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
A Time For Choosing

A Time For Choosing

Our Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Sullivan hopes that before Conservative MPs cast their ballot for who should potentially become our nation’s next Prime Minister, that they have put the candidate they are going to vote for through the 3am test. Before Conservative MPs vote later this afternoon and cast their ballot for who should potentially become our nation’s next Prime […]

by · 18th June 2019 · Opinion Editorials