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Carney Bonner’s Story

Carney Bonner’s Story

As part of our focus on mental health we have invited some mental health campaigners to discuss their experiences with us, in the hope that it will help others. Today, Carney Bonner tells us about his struggle with cyber-bullying and the impact that it had on his mental health.  Carney’s story is truly inspiring. Hello, My name is Carney Bonner. […]

by · 3rd February 2017 · frontpage
Danny Bowman on Time to Talk Day

Danny Bowman on Time to Talk Day

By Danny Bowman Imagine a day in the year where millions of conversations are triggered about mental health. My younger self at the age of eleven when I was diagnosed would not have believed you if you had told me this would be a reality by 2014. Time to Talk Day was created in 2014 by the Time to Change […]

by · 2nd February 2017 · frontpage
How bullying can affect your mental health

How bullying can affect your mental health

by Devan Witter The aim of Time to Talk Day is to get as many people talking about mental health as possible. At the moment, people with mental health problems are made to almost feel isolated because of their condition. They are made to feel worthless about themselves just because of how other people react. Time to Talk Day is […]

by · 2nd February 2017 · frontpage
Parliament Street in The Evening Standard

Parliament Street in The Evening Standard

Parliament Street has appeared in today’s Evening Standard newspaper, commenting on the sharp rise in crimes associated with Pokemon Go application.  The research was conducted by the think tank’s director of technology, Steven George-Hilley. Figures obtained by Parliament Street revealed that 11 crimes connected to the popular game in a period of just over three weeks. They include several cases […]

by · 30th August 2016 · Press Room, frontpage
How #TeamRuth shredded Sturgeon’s #Indyref2 fantasy

How #TeamRuth shredded Sturgeon’s #Indyref2 fantasy

Will Burstow is Director of Constitutional Affairs for Parliament Street Rejoice, rejoice! The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party is back with an astounding 31 seats in the new Holyrood chamber. While many of us following the elections to the devolved administrations knew there was going to be a conservative uplift, with the Weber Shandwick poll of polls predicting they would […]

by · 7th May 2016 · Home Affairs, frontpage, Blog

Cuba: The Fall of Communism’s Last Stand

This month, Barack Obama became the first President of the United States of America in ninety years to visit Cuba, heralding the dawn of a new relationship between the two countries. The island nation at the centre of the defining incident of the Cold War, over which Kennedy and Khrushchev came so close to escalating the conflict, has long been […]

by · 31st March 2016 · frontpage, Blog

The government must stick to its guns on the sugar tax

Shaun Bailey, Conservative candidate for the London Assembly, former Special Adviser to the Prime Minister and Parliamentary Candidate for Hammersmith, defends the sugar tax. This isn’t about money; it’s about the health of the nation. This isn’t about the nanny state; this is a big step, that, allied with education and clearer labelling, could make a real impact on our […]

by · 23rd March 2016 · frontpage, Blog
Donald Coming up Trumps in Republican Race

Donald Coming up Trumps in Republican Race

Parliament Street’s Head of Strategy, Nabil Najjar, dissects Donald Trump’s seemingly unstoppable path to the Republican Presidential nomination. It’s hard to envision three more economically, politically and demographically different states than Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii. So much so that it is almost unimaginable that one Republican candidate can comfortably win Presidential primaries in all three, yet that is exactly what […]

by · 11th March 2016 · frontpage, Foreign Affairs
Queen Elizabeth doesn’t deserve this sickening Nazi smear

Queen Elizabeth doesn’t deserve this sickening Nazi smear

At 89 years of age, and after so many decades of dedicated, loyal service to our country and her people, one would think that the magnificent Queen Elizabeth II would be respected and protected by our national media. Saturday’s deeply unpleasant front page splash in The Sun newspaper accompanied by the headline, “Their Royal Heilnesses” is as tasteless as it is unfair to Britain and […]

by · 21st July 2015 · Home Affairs, frontpage
Cameron announces significant shift in approach to combat Islamic extremism

Cameron announces significant shift in approach to combat Islamic extremism

In March, just before the general election, Parliament Street published, ‘A Smart Guide to Government’ and I penned a chapter on ‘Islamic Extremism: The Greatest Threat to Britain’s Future.‘ I made a series of recommendations that I am delighted to see David Cameron announcing today. At midday, in front of British Muslims in Birmingham, David Cameron made his first major […]

by · 20th July 2015 · Home Affairs, frontpage, Blog