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GDPR: The Impact on Government

GDPR: The Impact on Government

Parliament Street’s latest report examines the impact the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have on central government. Our research team have discovered that the Department for Work and Pensions is spending nearly £15m preparing for the regulation, whilst the Department for Transport, Treasury and Ministry of Justice are spending between £500K and £200K to prepare. Read the report […]

by · 26th April 2018 · frontpage, Research, Blog
EVENT REVIEW – Parliament Street Childhood Obesity Symposium

EVENT REVIEW – Parliament Street Childhood Obesity Symposium

Parliament Street’s first event of the year saw Baroness Jenkin hosting us at the House of Lords on Thursday 18th January 2018.  Focusing on Childhood Obesity, our other panellists – Ben Howlett (Director of think tank Public Policy Projects); Dr Jude Oben (consultant gastroenterologist and founder of the Obesity Action Campaign); Professor John Wass (endocrinologist and Fellow of the Royal College […]

by · 20th January 2018 · frontpage, Blog
OPINION EDITORIAL – THE CASE FOR FAIRNESS

OPINION EDITORIAL – THE CASE FOR FAIRNESS

Reading a biography of Lord Michael Heseltine is like reading a history book of post-War Britain. His contribution as a Member of Parliament from 1966 to 2001, leading roles in the Government of Thatcher and Major, and rising to the rank of Deputy Prime Minister, are all worthy of note and praise. His views on Brexit have been perfectly acceptable […]

by · 29th December 2017 · frontpage
Parliament Street: A review of our year on mental health and what’s to come

Parliament Street: A review of our year on mental health and what’s to come

This year Parliament Street has put a major focus on mental health, everything associated with mental illness and the vast inequalities many people suffering from mental ill health face. We have done a vast array of research projects on mental health looking at everything from the amount of police time is spent dealing with mental health issues. We found that […]

by · 18th December 2017 · frontpage
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 […]