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Halal: It’s about animal rights, not religion

Halal: It’s about animal rights, not religion

As a vegetarian and animal rights activist, I was appalled recently to hear that Pizza Express and other food retailers have been selling halal meat to the British Public by stealth, with no labelling whatsoever. We already label whether our meat has been slaughtered in Britain or whether it contains additives, so why not label whether food has been killed […]

by · 24th May 2014 · Home Affairs, frontpage
Sunday Times: Archbishop of Canterbury to Discuss Christian Hate Crimes

Sunday Times: Archbishop of Canterbury to Discuss Christian Hate Crimes

Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, is to examine if attacks on members of the clergy should be considered hate crimes, according to a front page story on today’s Sunday Times. The article includes research released by Parliament Street revealing that there have been 200 attacks on members of the clergy over the last five years, including beatings, assaults and incidents […]

by · 12th January 2014 · Press Room, frontpage
The Sunday Telegraph: Parliament Street exposes the tirade of violence against Christian leaders in modern Britain

The Sunday Telegraph: Parliament Street exposes the tirade of violence against Christian leaders in modern Britain

The Sunday Telegraph has written about Parliament Street’s campaign for assaults on religious leaders to be specifically categorised as hate crimes. Clare George-Hilley has called on the government to take steps to protect religious leaders. Coverage also appeared in The Times newspaper and other international news outlets. See also: Parliament Street Director Clare George-Hilley on assaults on priests  

by · 5th January 2014 · Press Room, frontpage
The Telegraph: Parliament Street investigation into Plebgate

The Telegraph: Parliament Street investigation into Plebgate

An investigation into the Metropolitan Police’s practice against incidents of falsifying Police logs has been published in today’s Daily Telegraph by Clare George-Hilley from the Parliament Street research council. Clare George-Hilley’s blog

by · 2nd December 2013 · Press Room, frontpage
‘Rising Tides: Facing the Challenges of a New Era’ with Dr Liam Fox

‘Rising Tides: Facing the Challenges of a New Era’ with Dr Liam Fox

By Caitlin Boydon-Jones On Wednesday evening, Parliament Street was joined by Former Secretary of State for Defence, and Member of Parliament for North Somerset Liam Fox, to discuss his new book Rising Tides; facing the challenges of a new era. Fox delivered a speech covering the topic of Globalisation and the challenges it brings, to a packed out room of […]

Bosworth: The Birth of the Tudors – A  Parliament Street Event

Bosworth: The Birth of the Tudors – A Parliament Street Event

By Caitlin Boydon-Jones On Tuesday evening, Parliament Street was joined by acclaimed historian and author Chris Skidmore MP as well as around 50 guests in the House of Commons to discuss Chris’ latest book Bosworth – the Birth of the Tudors. Chris delivered a fascinating lecture, giving a detailed account of the Wars of the Roses which culminated in the […]

by and · 3rd November 2013 · past, Events, frontpage
The Metro: Covers Parliament Street Research

The Metro: Covers Parliament Street Research

  One of the UK’s best read newspapers has covered the findings of Parliament Street’s upcoming Twitter Index 2013. The full report will be published next week.

by · 20th September 2013 · Press Room, frontpage
Parliament Street Hosts Jonathan Aitken Speaking on Richard Nixon’s Centenary

Parliament Street Hosts Jonathan Aitken Speaking on Richard Nixon’s Centenary

By Matthew Gass On Wednesday 4 September Parliament Street hosted Jonathan Aitken, former Chief Secretary to the Treasury and biographer of Richard Nixon, to speak on the 37th President’s centenary. While many biographies of Nixon have appeared over the years Aitken, an interesting and controversial figure in his own right,  was one of the few writers to interview Nixon personally. […]

by · 9th September 2013 · frontpage
The Evening Standard: Student Loans Special

The Evening Standard: Student Loans Special

Parliament Street research into Student Loans Company social media policy is covered in the Evening Standard.

by · 7th September 2013 · Press Room, frontpage
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