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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 Independent on Sunday – Ofcom staff tried to access porn 4,000 times in three months

The Independent on Sunday – Ofcom staff tried to access porn 4,000 times in three months

Originally published in The Independent on Sunday on Sunday 29th September 2013:   Staff at the media regulator Ofcom have made more than 4,000 “attempts” to access pornographic material online in the last three months, official figures show. The watchdog has recorded 4,234 such bids since 12 June – a figure it claims is consistent with its role in protecting […]

by · 29th December 2013 · Press Room
The Guardian: Parliament Street Comments on Email Abuse at Scotland Yard

The Guardian: Parliament Street Comments on Email Abuse at Scotland Yard

Parliament Street director Clare George-Hilley has contributed comment to The Guardian on email misuse at Scotland Yard. They carried the story on p17 on December 26th, 2013 The figures, obtained by the Guardian under freedom of information laws, reveal only four Met police employees have been sacked in six years for email misuse, while 441 have received verbal warnings. Read also: […]

by · 26th December 2013 · Tech Frontiers, Press Room
Business Computing World: Father Christmas Mastered Big Data, So Why Can’t The Public Sector?

Business Computing World: Father Christmas Mastered Big Data, So Why Can’t The Public Sector?

In a festive article for Business Computing World, Steven George-Hilley looks at how Big Data can be used in the public sector As 2013 draws to a close there have been numerous reminders of just how chronically ill-equipped the UK public sector is for capturing, crunching and deploying big data to improve services. These shortcomings are not simply a minor […]

by · 23rd December 2013 · Press Room
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
Parliament Street in the Independent

Parliament Street in the Independent

Tuesday 19th November 2013 Thefts of iPads and tablets on public transport rise By Camilla Turner Thefts of iPads, tablets and Kindles on Britain’s railways have risen this year. while thefts of laptops and computers have gone down. There was a 10 percent increase in the number of iPad, tablet and Kindle thefts reported across the UK’s rail network, figures […]

by · 19th November 2013 · Press Room
Parliament Street makes front page of The Metro

Parliament Street makes front page of The Metro

Parliament Street research into rising crime figures on Britain’s rail network was front page news in The Metro newspaper. The story was also covered by the Daily Mail, The Mirror and The Evening Standard.

by · 19th November 2013 · Tech Frontiers, Press Room
Parliament Street in The Scotsman

Parliament Street in The Scotsman

Originally published in The Scotsman on Tuesday 19th November 2013 (online on the Monday): Thefts of iPads, tablets and Kindles on Britain’s railways have soared this year, while thefts of laptops and computers have gone down. This year there was a 10% increase in the number of iPad, tablet and Kindle thefts reported across the UK’s rail network, figures obtained […]

by · 19th November 2013 · Press Room
Parliament Street in Get Reading

Parliament Street in Get Reading

5th November 2013 Following the news that Bracknell MP Dr. Phillip Lee has seen his Twitter following grow from 787 in September in 2012 to 3,064 in the same month this year, Parliament Street’s Steven George-Hilley was quoted in Get Reading extolling the merits of Twitter in public life. Steven George-Hilley, director of technology, Parliament Street said: “Social media is […]

by · 8th November 2013 · Press Room
Steven George-Hilley interview with ITV

Steven George-Hilley interview with ITV

Parliament Street Director Steven George-Hilley went on ITV’s Daybreak show at Conservative Party conference. George-Hilley was chatting about the  threat posed by UKIP to the party. The interview was just one media slot of many at party conference by the Parliament Street team. Other interviews included  discussions with the BBC and local radio shows. He told the breakfast show that the support for UKIP would fall […]

by · 2nd October 2013 · Press Room