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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politics, especially in the last few weeks, by the time I have written this piece I fear that it will already be out of date […]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
Parliament Street Mental Health Research on Sky News

Parliament Street Mental Health Research on Sky News

Last Thursday, Parliament Street released our latest research on mental health and police. The report was subsequently covered twice on Sky News with both Kent Police and Crime Commissioner, Matt Scott and Parliament Street Mental Health Spokesman, Danny Bowman being interviewed on Sky News. These figures suggest that police forces in United Kingdom are struggling to cope with the number […]

by · 12th February 2018 · Mental Health, Press Room, News

Parliament Street condemns attack on free speech

We condemn in the strongest terms the apparent breach of the peace at UWE Bristol this evening where Jacob Rees Mogg MP was due to speak.  All citizens of the UK have a right to hear, and be heard.  Our Universities are supposed to be bastions of learning and free speech, where ideas are challenged and discussed.  Are the events […]

by · 2nd February 2018 · Blog
Why does TFL discriminate against Disabled Commuters?

Why does TFL discriminate against Disabled Commuters?

Cllr. Richard Harris wonders why TfL has not done more to make its services disability friendly. I have been in an active role in politics now for the best part of nine years. This means commuting from Derbyshire to the capital for meetings at CCHQ and the occasional Parliamentary briefing. I am therefore fairly accustomed to travelling by train and […]

by · 27th January 2018 · Disabilities, Tory Thought
Tim Focas writes for FTSE Global Markets

Tim Focas writes for FTSE Global Markets

Monday 22nd January Today, our Director of Financial Services and the City of London, Tim Focas, wrote an opinion editorial for FTSE Global Markets. In the editorial, Mr. Focas argues that London’s fintech investment boom will be boosted by Brexit, not hindered by it.   You can read the original article either here or below: ” London’s fintech investment boom […]

by · 22nd January 2018 · Press Room, Blog