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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
Tim Focas talks Trump and the Tory Leadership with Express.co.uk

Tim Focas talks Trump and the Tory Leadership with Express.co.uk

 Saturday 15th June 2019 Today, Parliament Street’s Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas was interviewed by Express.co.uk and asked about which Tory Leadership candidate would work best with President Trump. The interview can be found online here.   Alternatively, you can also read the article below:     Tory leadership race: Which Tory leadership candidate would work best with Donald […]

by · 15th June 2019 · Tory Thought, Press Room
Time to get to grips and make a Brexit decision

Time to get to grips and make a Brexit decision

By Elizabeth Anderson, Head of Campaigns for Parliament Street On 23rd June 2016, I like, like many others, went and cast my vote to leave the European Union.  I then tramped off around south east London, where I was the Vote Leave co-ordinator for the area, doing my bit to combat the Government’s Remain propaganda leaflet insisting that the nation […]

by · 5th April 2019 · Brussels & Europe, Blog
Social Media Companies – Take Responsibility and Take Negative Imagery Down #instaNTLY

Social Media Companies – Take Responsibility and Take Negative Imagery Down #instaNTLY

  By Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns at Parliament Street In the last couple of months, we have heard about horrifying stories relating to the relationship between negative imagery shown on social media and young people’s mental health. The vast wilderness of social media has made it an easy place for negative imagery, videos and other content to exist, the […]

by · 20th March 2019 · Blog
A Plea to Britain – We can bring this country back together again

A Plea to Britain – We can bring this country back together again

    By Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns at Parliament Street The current climate of division we find ourselves in has many roots and can’t be solved easily. We have seen the last two years cause a division among our citizens; a division between those who voted to remain in the European Union and those who voted to leave. We […]

by · 16th March 2019 · Blog
Why fintech investment is booming “Despite Brexit”

Why fintech investment is booming “Despite Brexit”

Parliament Street Director of Financial Services, Tim Focas, discusses the under-reported Brexit Boom in Fintech and why – despite the media – we should be optimistic about the future! Why is it that whenever there is a smidgen of economic hope, the Westminster elite waste little time claiming it is “despite Brexit”? London’s fizzing fintech sector is a classic case in point. […]

by · 12th March 2019 · Economy & Tax