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Focas on Financial Services: Will Hammond’s fintech fantasy become a political reality?

Focas on Financial Services: Will Hammond’s fintech fantasy become a political reality?

A genuine commitment to putting the UK at the forefront of fintech, or just another political vanity project to rival that of his predecessor’s Northern powerhouse? With Jacob Rees Mogg and the rest of his backbench Brexiteers baying for cabinet blood, the latter is currently not a political option for this unusually understated Tory chancellor. Unlike Osborne’s original utopic vision to […]

by · 6th May 2018 · Blog
GDPR: The Impact on Government

GDPR: The Impact on Government

Parliament Street’s latest report examines the impact the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have on central government. Our research team have discovered that the Department for Work and Pensions is spending nearly £15m preparing for the regulation, whilst the Department for Transport, Treasury and Ministry of Justice are spending between £500K and £200K to prepare. Read the report […]

by · 26th April 2018 · frontpage, Research, Blog
President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro.

The United States’ Failure in Latin America

The world changed remarkably in 1991. The collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War prompted a shift in global security and diplomatic policy that led to increased focus on the Middle East and East Asia. The 1990’s saw the United States engage in war against Iraq following its invasion of Kuwait, humanitarian efforts in Somalia, […]

by · 16th April 2018 · Blog
What’s To Be Done – Anti-Semitism, Labour And The Solutions

What’s To Be Done – Anti-Semitism, Labour And The Solutions

Dom Sayer – Chairman of our Labour Now policy group writes a thought provoking opinion editorial about how Labour should respond to any anti-Semitism within the Party. In the last couple of months (and indeed over the last couple of years) many people, me included, have written on the issue of anti-Semitism within the Labour party. A distinct range of […]

by · 13th April 2018 · Labour Party, Commentary
NEW RESEARCH: Getting the NHS ready for the GDPR

NEW RESEARCH: Getting the NHS ready for the GDPR

This morning Parliament Street is releasing a new report, written by our C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan, into the impact the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have on the NHS. Our insights have discovered that over £1million has been spent on software, staffing and services to prepare Trusts for the regulation. Read the policy paper here.

by · 11th April 2018 · Research, Blog
Labour 2018

Labour 2018

Dom Sayer – Chairman of our Labour NOW! policy group writes about why Labour must unite , to bring the battle to the Tories over the coming months In the fast moving world of current politics, especially in the last few weeks, by the time I have written this piece I fear that it will already be out of date […]

by · 2nd April 2018 · Blog
Danny Bowman addresses Durham Union on mental health

Danny Bowman addresses Durham Union on mental health

Last week, our mental health spokesperson, Danny Bowman addressed the Durham Union on mental health and the important work Parliament Street is doing to make progress in this important area. Danny touched upon the serious barriers in which stop people from receiving quality mental health treatment in our NHS. He alluded to long waiting-times a large factor in the deterioration […]

by · 7th March 2018 · Blog
Report: London councils spending over £1million on GDPR

Report: London councils spending over £1million on GDPR

Preparations for the incoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is costing London councils over £1.2million to implement, according to a new policy paper published by Parliament Street and authored by our C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan. Parliament Street has discovered that cash-strapped local authorities were spending between £25,000 and £300,000 to ensure all data standards were compliant by the deadline of […]

by · 27th February 2018 · Research, Blog
The Big Mental Health Debate 2018: All Voices Heard on Mental Health

The Big Mental Health Debate 2018: All Voices Heard on Mental Health

This March, Parliament Street will be doing our Big Mental Health Debate. This is an extremely important event to really hear the voices of everyone on mental health. We will have representatives from all the UK’s major parties: Labour Party: Luciana Berger MP Conservative Party: TBC Liberal Democrats: Baroness Jolly Scottish National Party: Lisa Cameron MP This event is not […]

by · 20th February 2018 · Blog
We need to Trump the narrative around mental health and guns

We need to Trump the narrative around mental health and guns

This week, the world saw yet another horrific shooting in an environment which should never relate to such a narrative. Young people, in a school in Florida, who went to educate themselves in the classroom, take part in extracurricular activities and be with their friends found themselves detached from all the above due to bullets from a gun. The images […]

by · 18th February 2018 · Blog