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Local Elections 2018: Predictables in an unpredictable political landscape

Local Elections 2018: Predictables in an unpredictable political landscape

An entire textbook could be written on the UK political landscape for the years 2016 and 2017 alone, which have perhaps been the most political disruptive years in living memory. If the British electorate thought the election carousal had passed, the 6 month countdown is on until the Local Elections 2018. With political lactic acid causing electoral fatigue among constituents […]

by · 24th October 2017 · Opinion Editorials
OPINION EDITORIAL – It is time to get back our real Counties!

OPINION EDITORIAL – It is time to get back our real Counties!

Pam Moorhouse from the British Counties Campaign, explains the importance of being true to our history and why now is the time to bring back the traditional British Counties. WHY do politicians interfere with history? For hundreds of years we have had traditional British counties. Indeed, some go back more than a thousand years. In 1974 the then prime minister, […]

by · 16th October 2017 · Opinion Editorials
City Lunch Podcast: Steven George-Hilley, founder of Centropy PR

City Lunch Podcast: Steven George-Hilley, founder of Centropy PR

Listen to the podcast here Patrick Sullivan, CEO of the Parliament Street think tank reviews the morning newspapers and discusses the big stories of day with Steven George-Hilley, founder of Centropy PR. In this special 15 minute podcast, hot topics discussed include the impact of politics on investment decisions, the values of start-up companies and the legal implications of the […]

by · 9th October 2017 · Blog
Angela Merkel delivers her election night victory remarks to supporters in Berlin.

Four More Years

As expected, really, Angela Merkel has been elected to a fourth term to serve as Chancellor following the federal election in Germany on Sunday. What was unexpected, however, was the significant drop in support for her CDU at the polls and the level of support (13% nationally) the Alternativ für Deutschland (AfD) received at Ms Merkel’s detriment. Germany enters a period […]

by · 29th September 2017 · Blog
HealthTech ‘critical’ to the future of the NHS

HealthTech ‘critical’ to the future of the NHS

Parliament Street debate on the role of digital technologies in the NHS includes leading figures from the world of HealthTech including Mark Kelly from PushDoctor.co.uk and Rajiv Sethi, from the Faculty of Digial Health Leading figures from the world of technology consultancy have called on the National Health Service (NHS) to modernise its systems in order to provide more cost […]

by · 21st September 2017 · Tech Frontiers, Blog
Germans will go to the polls Sunday.

Germans Vote on Sunday- Here’s What You Need to Know

In a year where the political landscape in the United Kingdom, United States, and the continent have shifted dramatically, one country has stood firm with remarkable fortitude: Germany. Germans have had to endure a lot of hardship in the past couple of years. The Eurozone crisis saw the German government take the lead and contribute billions of euros to an EU […]

by · 18th September 2017 · Blog
PODCAST – Maureen Watt, Scotland’s Minister for Mental Health

PODCAST – Maureen Watt, Scotland’s Minister for Mental Health

Last week, Danny Bowman had the opportunity to sit down with Maureen Watt MSP, the Minister for Mental Health at Holyrood. The role was created by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, in her second term reshuffle. Maureen Watt became a member of Scottish Parliament in 2006, making her maiden speech on the subject of drugs and rehabilitation. Prior to entering […]

by · 11th September 2017 · Mental Health
Demontrators from pro-EU group Open Britain protest outside of the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 29, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May will formally launch Brexit today after signing the letter to begin the country's departure from the European Union. AFP PHOTO / Justin TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images

EU Nationals in the UK Face the Same Dilemma as DREAMERs

If you’re an EU citizen living and working in the UK right now, you probably have a lot of questions regarding your future status in your host country. You’re unsure about your access to healthcare, about your ability to work, and worst of all, whether you’ll be deported back to your country of origin. Cue the DREAMERs. The political and legal […]

by · 7th September 2017 · Blog
The Dream is Not Dead for DREAMERs

The Dream is Not Dead for DREAMERs

Our Senior International Correspondent, Thomas Lahey, writes an open letter to those Americans affected by the announcement of the repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Executive Order.  Look, I get it. I’m angry too. Why would a President who repeatedly said that he “loves” DREAMERs and wants to protect you, then repeal the DACA Executive Order, putting your […]

by · 6th September 2017 · US Politics, Blog
EVENT: Parliament Street Tech Frontiers Conference

EVENT: Parliament Street Tech Frontiers Conference

Parliament Street is pleased to announce a major new Tech Frontiers conference in Westminster on Saturday September 9th. The event will include guest speakers from some of the tech industry’s biggest brands including BT and IBM and will attract entrepreneurs, tech professionals and industry experts. “As Parliament Street continues to thrive during its fifth year, we’re thrilled to announce this flagship event […]