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Daily Mail’s Melanie Phillips & John Redwood MP on Parliament Street Conference panel debate

Daily Mail’s Melanie Phillips & John Redwood MP on Parliament Street Conference panel debate

Daily Mail’s Melanie Phillips & John Redwood MP on Parliament Street Panel Debate Patrick Sullivan, CEO of Parliament Street has announced that Melanie Philips, Daily Mail and former Cabinet Minister John Redwood MP are on the panel to debate ‘Life After the Lib Dems’ at Conservative Party conference in Manchester. The event will take place on Monday September 30, click […]

by · 12th September 2013 · past, Events, Blog
Ed Miliband is the undisputed star in Labour’s union soap opera

Ed Miliband is the undisputed star in Labour’s union soap opera

By Steven George-Hilley Across Britain, millions of working people are worried about paying the bills and looking after their families as the country moves out of crisis and into recovery. Despite a modest increase in the economic outlook, people are still worried about their jobs and are anxious about the future. In this environment they are looking for strong, decisive […]

by · 8th September 2013 · Home Affairs
Clare George-Hilley: Ed Miliband knifed his own brother and now he’s playing politics with Syria

Clare George-Hilley: Ed Miliband knifed his own brother and now he’s playing politics with Syria

By Clare George-Hilley, Director of Communities and Social Justice There are few people, even in the rough and harsh world of politics that have the gall, lack of emotion and ruthlessness to shaft a sibling. Contrast Ed Miliband’s approach to that of the Johnson family, a political dynasty at the top of their game, bound by blood and honour, against Red […]

by · 4th September 2013 · Blog
Will Labour Allow Slumberdog Miliband to Sleepwalk into Oblivion?

Will Labour Allow Slumberdog Miliband to Sleepwalk into Oblivion?

By Steven George-Hilley, Parliament Street Labour HQ has been on autopilot this summer, missing every single opportunity to fill the news vacuum with exciting and engaging stories to help persuade voters they are ready for Government once again. This is bizarre behaviour from a man who is supposed to be seeking to convince the country he is ready to be […]

by · 23rd August 2013 · Blog

The Spanish Escalation

  Andreas Nicolaides looks at the escalating row over the British territory The last few weeks have seen what should have been a rather trivial event – the creation of an artificial reef for marine life – escalate into a full blown diplomatic row. Lying just off the coast of Spain around the western tip of the continent, the rock […]

by · 22nd August 2013 · Blog
Book Review: Britannia Unchained by Kwasi Kwarteng, Priti Patel, Dominic Raab, Chris Skidmore and Elizabeth Truss

Book Review: Britannia Unchained by Kwasi Kwarteng, Priti Patel, Dominic Raab, Chris Skidmore and Elizabeth Truss

By Matthew Gass It’s that time of year again. Rumours of a post summer Cabinet reshuffle are in the air. Returning with them is the debate over whether preference should go to the longer serving MPs who did the heavy lifting in opposition or if it’s time to promote some of the younger, more media savvy intake of 2010. If […]

by · 21st August 2013 · Blog
Parliament Street Announces 2013 Conference Reception and Panel Debate

Parliament Street Announces 2013 Conference Reception and Panel Debate

  Craig Rimmer, President of Parliament Street has formally announced our two conference events at Manchester this year. Sunday September 29: An evening drinks reception in the Midland Hotel Monday September 30: A panel debate on ‘Life After the Lib Dems’ We hope you can join us in Manchester for another ground breaking conference. Best wishes The Parliament Street Board

by · 19th August 2013 · frontpage, Blog
A&E’s Crisis of Leadership

A&E’s Crisis of Leadership

    By Haseeb Arif MPs have slammed A&E crisis plans, aimed at relieving the immense pressure placed on these departments at times of high risk. These findings, made by a cross party commission of MPs have come amid claims that A&E departments throughout the country are missing the 4 hours waiting times. Their probe came as a result of […]

by · 6th August 2013 · Blog
Book Review: Boomerang by Michael Lewis

Book Review: Boomerang by Michael Lewis

By Matthew Gass Michael Lewis’s last book, The Big Short, sought to tell the story of the 2008 financial crash through the eyes of a handful of people who people who saw it coming. They tried to warn a lot of people, but they also made huge and risky bets on the outcome which paid off enormously. Many might view […]

by · 29th July 2013 · Blog

Japan Revisited

A few weeks ago Parliament Street blogged about how Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s aggressive economic strategy of loose monetary policy, heavy fiscal stimulus and radical liberalisation of the economy might not be living up to the hype, at least on the liberalisation front. The concern was that the necessary reforms were being blocked by special interests, not least because […]

by · 22nd July 2013 · Blog