Parliament Street’s newly appointed head of events Georgia Toffolo speaks out on tackling voter apathy Politics in Britain is in crisis. The MPs’ expenses scandal triggered a seismic reaction across the country, with millions of people viewing their elected officials as opportunistic, greedy and dishonest. Five years have passed since then, and the sting of the scandal still remains in […]
Parliament Street was on page 2 of the Sun today (4 January 2014), covering our appointment of Georgia Toffolo. Georgia Toffolo, who appears in the reality television show Made in Chelsea, joins Parliament Street as events manager.
Liam Fox, the former Cabinet Minister, has launched a new “One Minute Fox” website showcasing a series of policy videos including his views on welfare reform and the EU. Fox launched the new video service last night to a group of MPs in Parliament and said that the site was designed to engage the electorate and promote a positive Conservative […]
The Police Officer at the centre of the Plebgate scandal, PC Toby Rowland has launched legal action against former Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell. The news follows revelations in the Daily Telegraph from Clare George-Hilley that 16 Met Police Officers kept their jobs despite falsifying official records and accessing pornographic content.
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 […]
Leading UK think tank Parliament Street has strengthened its research team, with Grant Tucker joining to assist in research projects. It is the latest announcement from the think tank, just weeks after former secretary of state for defence, Liam Fox, addressed its first anniversary party. The event attracted over 350 guests from across the Conservative movement. Commenting on […]
Parliament Street’s director of technology, Steven George-Hilley, addresses the Bett Show on how data can improve pupil performance in the classroom.
North Korean defector – and author of a report for Parliament Street – Kim Joo Il says improvements in human rights can only happen with Europe’s help. “The UK and other European countries must actively lead an international initiative to expose the reality of human rights violations, persuade the regime to address these problems and plant the seeds of democracy in […]
Wednesday 9th January 2013 Steven George-Hilley, Parliament Street’s Director of Technology comments on news that eleven civil servants have been sacked for mis-use of Twitter. He said: “In a social media age, it beggars belief that employees are being banned from using sites like Twitter and Facebook in the workplace. Read more
Coverage of Parliament Street’s report on classics teaching. Students who take the subjects at Oxford receive lessons in basic grammar and syntax because their school education has been so lacking, according to the Parliament Street report. Too often, the report argues, the school syllabus is closer to studying classical civilisation than the language. Read more