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About Last Night

About Last Night

Our Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Sullivan reports on the new landscape of British politics. After hearing his calls to “Get Breakfast Done” most Conservative campaign staff will have done just that. At time of writing they will no doubt be sleeping the sleep of the just; proud that they delivered Boris Johnson the largest majority for the Conservatives since the […]

by · 13th December 2019 · Opinion Editorials, Blog
Uber must not think it is invulnerable

Uber must not think it is invulnerable

Our Head of External Relations, Elizabeth Anderson argues that TfL was absolutely right to strip Uber of its licence to operate in London. Once again, Transport for London has stripped Uber of its licence to carry passengers in the capital.  This is hardly a surprise – having successfully appealed their 2017 ban, the operator then found itself on a short […]

by · 26th November 2019 · Opinion Editorials, Blog
Human Rights and the Palestinian Territories

Human Rights and the Palestinian Territories

Our Head of External Relations, Elizabeth Anderson discusses our new briefing note written by Charlotte Littlewood and Elizabeth Arif-Fear on Human Rights and the Palestinian Territories. The first letter I ever had published in a national newspaper was my horror at arranged marriages in the middle east – I was 12.  Women’s rights, and especially those in less developed nations […]

by · 25th November 2019 · Foreign Affairs, Blog
WATCH – Matt Snape discusses gun violence in the United States

WATCH – Matt Snape discusses gun violence in the United States

Saturday 16th November Parliament Street’s Online Editor, Matt Snape was on Pakistan’s international English language news channel, Indus News today discussing gun violence in the United States.

by · 16th November 2019 · Press Room, Blog

Boris Johnson takes back control

Our Head of External Relations, Elizabeth Anderson argues that with his new Brexit deal, Boris Johnson has scored a victory for democracy. Two weeks today, there is now just a chance that the UK might actually be focussed enough to fulfil the referendum vote and leave the EU.  Many people have been puzzled by the ongoing assurances from our Prime […]

by · 17th October 2019 · Brussels & Europe, Blog
EVENT REVIEW – Uniting the Kingdom

EVENT REVIEW – Uniting the Kingdom

Yesterday, Parliament Street hosted a very special event in the House of Commons on ‘Uniting the Kingdom’. In a time of large division within the United Kingdom, Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman organised the event to bring people from all different sides of the political spectrum to discuss the issues that bring us together instead of dividing us. The events […]

by · 16th October 2019 · 2019 Events, Mental Health
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
Why banks should start to change their Brexit tune

Why banks should start to change their Brexit tune

Our Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas thinks that the anti-Brexit naysayers in the mainstream media are far too negative when it comes to Britain’s economy. Remember all the Sodom and Gomorrah claims that the UK’s financial sector would go to hell in a hand cart if Britain left the EU with no withdrawal agreement? Yes, that’s a withdrawal agreement, […]

by · 28th August 2019 · Opinion Editorials, 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