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The Sun on Sunday: Georgia Toffolo joins Parliament Street

The Sun on Sunday: Georgia Toffolo joins Parliament Street

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.

by · 4th January 2015 · Press Room, News
Liam Fox Launches One Minute Fox Channel

Liam Fox Launches One Minute Fox Channel

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 […]

by · 29th October 2014 · News
Plebgate: PC Rowland to sue Andrew Mitchell

Plebgate: PC Rowland to sue Andrew Mitchell

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 · 10th December 2013 · Press Room, News
‘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 […]

by and · 8th November 2013 · past, News, Events, frontpage

Parliament Street Strengthens Research Team

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 […]

by · 11th June 2013 · News
VIDEO: Parliament Street’s Director of Technology delivers keynote speech at Bett 2013

VIDEO: Parliament Street’s Director of Technology delivers keynote speech at Bett 2013

Parliament Street’s director of technology, Steven George-Hilley, addresses the Bett Show on how data can improve pupil performance in the classroom.

by · 12th February 2013 · Press Room, News
North Korean defector calls on Europe for help

North Korean defector calls on Europe for help

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 […]

by · 14th January 2013 · News
The Guardian – Eleven work and pensions civil servants sacked for using Twitter or Facebook

The Guardian – Eleven work and pensions civil servants sacked for using Twitter or Facebook

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

by · 9th January 2013 · Press Room, News
Latin and Greek ‘should be taught in every school’ – report

Latin and Greek ‘should be taught in every school’ – report

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

by · 23rd December 2012 · Press Room, News
Social network aid for Africa? I’ll retweet to that

Social network aid for Africa? I’ll retweet to that

Parliament Street director Steven George-Hilley writes for Third Sector about how aid workers can use social media to meet their aims. “Organisations in the third sector should look towards a new generation of connected volunteers, many of whom start their journey on a traditional holiday to a developing country, but end up working for good causes for the long term. […]

by · 19th December 2012 · News