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Dr Liam Fox: Key Risks to the UK Economy in 2015

Dr Liam Fox: Key Risks to the UK Economy in 2015

Speech by The Rt.Hon Dr Liam Fox at a Parliament Street event held at Kings College London

by · 25th February 2015 · Tory Thought, frontpage
Liam Fox: ‘We should actively consider giving the Ukrainians the military supplies they need to defend their territorial integrity’

Liam Fox: ‘We should actively consider giving the Ukrainians the military supplies they need to defend their territorial integrity’

The Rt. Hon. Dr. Liam Fox MP provides his verdict on the situation in Ukraine. This has been taken from a speech given by Dr. Fox to the UK Defence Academy in Shrivenham on 10th February 2015.  The current crisis in the Ukraine is not a unique situation, but part of a continuum than has been evolving in recent years. […]

by · 15th February 2015 · Tory Thought, News, frontpage
Examining the differences between U.S and UK elections

Examining the differences between U.S and UK elections

Parliament Street’s newest contributor, Tom Lahey, writes about how American campaigns operate and how it differs from his experience here in the UK so far, as the General Election approaches. For what it’s worth, American campaigns aren’t all well-run. Sure, you have massive operations like Romney or Obama 2012 where the campaigns have the candidate’s every move choreographed to the […]

Interview with Foreign Secretary Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP

Interview with Foreign Secretary Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP

    Parliament Street’s Charlotte Kude met Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond yesterday. He shared his thoughts about the general election campaign, his hopes for a referendum on Britain’s relationship with the European Union and outlined his strategy to fight ISIL and prevent terrorist attacks on British soil. Philip Hammond is Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. He was Secretary […]

We should not tolerate the intolerant

We should not tolerate the intolerant

Parliament Street’s Charlotte Kude analyses the meaning of last week’s events for French society and the wider western world. Also featuring in TheCommentator We are at war. Not my words, those of a French MP last Thursday. Finally, someone says it. This is a war that we didn’t start. Let me clarify: the West is not at war against Islam and never has been. However, it will defend itself […]

The Meaning of Fraternité: Every attack on Jews is an attack on us all

The Meaning of Fraternité: Every attack on Jews is an attack on us all

  Joseph Weissman is Media Analyst at the Embassy of Israel   Immediate lessons have been drawn from last week’s terror attacks in Paris, as France has bolstered its security by calling up thousands of troops to protect sensitive sites across the capital. Half of these protected sites are Jewish, following the murder of four Jews in the kosher bakery […]

Cultural solutions for Italy’s economy

Cultural solutions for Italy’s economy

Parliament Street’s Helen Chandler-Wilde on cultural solutions for Italy’s economy  A month ago I moved to Milan from London for my year abroad at university. Not only are the economic differences immediately staggering (streets dead on a Sunday and my rent half of what it is in London for a much nicer room), there are also great cultural and political differences […]

by · 15th October 2014 · Commentary, frontpage

The Union rides again…but what can we learn from the vote?

The Union rides again… …but what can we learn from the vote? Jonathan Galbraith, 19 September 2014 “We came within a few thousand votes of losing the greatest country in the world.” Who said that?  David Cameron?  Alastair Darling?  Her Majesty?  David Bowie?  Clearly not Nicola Sturgeon…  None of the above as it happens: Warren Kinsella, former spin doctor to […]

by · 19th September 2014 · Home Affairs, frontpage
After the Referendum, we Need Bold, Brave Leadership

After the Referendum, we Need Bold, Brave Leadership

The Prime Minister announced this morning a course of action which has the potential to dramatically alter the political landscape of the United Kingdom forever. The growth in popularity of previously dismissed parties such as UKIP and the SNP, each from radically different sides of the political spectrum, has for some time pointed to public disillusionment with “the establishment.” Voter […]

by · 19th September 2014 · Home Affairs, frontpage
A Gathering Storm? The struggle for power and territory in the South China Sea

A Gathering Storm? The struggle for power and territory in the South China Sea

Something is stirring in the Far East. A dormant nationalism has awoken. Emboldened by economic growth and success at home, the decline and retreat of the West, and the weakness of their neighbours, China has claimed nearly the entire South China Sea as its own and is seeking total regional dominance. Faced by a rapacious, expansionist power, the other countries […]