Research

RESEARCH PAPER – Fostering Democracy in North Korea

RESEARCH PAPER – Fostering Democracy in North Korea

Parliament Street has in the past highlighted North Korea and its criminal violation of the rights of its people. In 2012 we held a screening of Kim Gyoo-min’s film “Winter Butterfly” in a committee room in the Palace of Westminster, and in January 2013 published a paper by North Korean defector Joo-il Kim, on how western powers can have a positive impact […]

by · 17th May 2018 · Research
BRIEFING PAPER – U.S. Failure in Latin America

BRIEFING PAPER – U.S. Failure in Latin America

Thomas Lahey (Senior International Correspondent, Parliament Street) provides us with a briefing paper explaining what has the United States’ has got wrong, in it’s foreign policy towards Latin America. You can read the paper below: PS-US-FAILURE-IN-SOUTH-AMERICA

by · 6th May 2018 · Research
RESEARCH PAPER – What next for EU Asylum Policy?

RESEARCH PAPER – What next for EU Asylum Policy?

Dr. James Downes (Director, British and European Politics, Parliament Street) and Ms. Vanisa Wai (Research Assistant, University of Hong Kong) provide us with  a research paper on the recent refugee crisis in Europe and the implications to EU Asylum Policy, resulting  from how it was handled. EU-ASYLUM-POLICY-PAPER

by · 6th May 2018 · Research
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
Policy Paper: Getting the NHS ready for the GDPR

Policy Paper: Getting the NHS ready for the GDPR

This morning Parliament Street is releasing a new report, written by our C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan, into the impact the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have on the NHS. Our insights have discovered that over £1million has been spent on software, staffing and services to prepare Trusts for the regulation. Read the policy paper here.

by · 11th April 2018 · Research, Blog
Policy Paper: Policing and Cybercrime

Policy Paper: Policing and Cybercrime

Today Parliament Street unveils its latest policy paper exploring how UK police forces are preparing for the growing threat posed by cybercrime. Our research paper reveals that UK police forces have spent over £1.3million in training for nearly 40,000 officers and staff over the last three years. Key recommendations of the report include creating a national cyber training scheme of […]

by · 20th March 2018 · Research
BRIEFING PAPER – 2018 Italian Election

BRIEFING PAPER – 2018 Italian Election

Dr. James Downes (Director, British and European Politics, Parliament Street) and Ms. Vanisa Wai (Research Assistant, University of Hong Kong) provide us with  a briefing paper into the 2018 Italian elections, showing that Europe remains electorally volatile. Italian-Election_PS-Report

by · 12th March 2018 · Research
BRIEFING PAPER – Human Rights and the Norfolk Island

BRIEFING PAPER – Human Rights and the Norfolk Island

Ben Brickley (Head of Membership, Parliament Street) recently met with a delegation from the Norfolk Island to discuss the recent proceedings between the Island and Australia. Read his briefing paper here: The Norfolk Island

by · 7th March 2018 · Research
NEW RESEARCH -The Exclusion of Mothers from the Workplace

NEW RESEARCH -The Exclusion of Mothers from the Workplace

In a new research paper, Parliament Street’s Cllr. Dr. Peter Hill, argues that the current high costs and poor provision of childcare including wraparound care leads to the exclusion of mothers from the workplace, and is a contributing factor to the gender pay gap. In this paper he presents a range of possible solutions including flexible working, financial support for, […]

by · 6th March 2018 · Research
Report: London councils spending over £1million on GDPR

Report: London councils spending over £1million on GDPR

Preparations for the incoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is costing London councils over £1.2million to implement, according to a new policy paper published by Parliament Street and authored by our C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan. Parliament Street has discovered that cash-strapped local authorities were spending between £25,000 and £300,000 to ensure all data standards were compliant by the deadline of […]

by · 27th February 2018 · Research, Blog