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Opportunities beyond Europe – Rediscover Latin America

Opportunities beyond Europe – Rediscover Latin America

Expert on South America and former Member of Parliament Jacques Arnold explains why Britain should build relationships in South America. Read the full report (pdf) »

by · 2nd February 2013 · Research
Fostering democracy: a paper on North Korea

Fostering democracy: a paper on North Korea

In a new paper, North Korean defector Kim Joo Il argues Western powers can have a positive impact on the development of human rights in North Korea. With a foreword by Benedict Rogers, Christian Solidarity Worldwide. Read the full report (pdf) »

by · 14th January 2013 · Research
In pursuit of excellence: a paper on the teaching of the classics

In pursuit of excellence: a paper on the teaching of the classics

Oxford academic John N Davie examines the current state of classics in British schools, and suggests how this may be improved. “Aristotle wrote that excellence should become a habit. For political reasons we have lost sight of the need to achieve excellence in education and to make young people regard it as a way of life. In fairness to them, […]

by · 24th December 2012 · Research
Fuelling Europe’s Digital Economy by Unlocking Data Treasures

Fuelling Europe’s Digital Economy by Unlocking Data Treasures

Currently, far too many barriers exist blocking the free sharing of data across borders due to out of date data protocols and procedures that have for too long been holding Europe back. The proposals for driving through very fast internet are laying the foundations for better connectivity, but unlocking valuable data is critical to stimulating the wider economy by providing […]

by · 26th October 2012 · News, Research
To Catch A Thief With Business Intelligence

To Catch A Thief With Business Intelligence

Writing for Business Computing World, Steven George-Hilley writes of the potential for business intelligence (BI) to help the government tackle crime. There can be no excuses for the Government to delay fully embracing BI in the fight against crime. Thanks for the explosion of social media, a wealth of data exists to track the movements, analyse and identify potential or ongoing […]

by · 22nd October 2012 · News, Research
Leveson and the pressing need for reform of the Inquiries Act 2005

Leveson and the pressing need for reform of the Inquiries Act 2005

In this opinion paper, Alex Hawley argues that the Inquiries Act needs urgent reform if public inquiries are to instil public confidence. Read the paper (pdf)

by · 7th October 2012 · Research
@Parliament: : the failure of MPs to connect on Twitter

@Parliament: : the failure of MPs to connect on Twitter

In this first original piece of research commissioned by Parliament Street, we uncover new ways of allowing backbench MPs to successfully engage with their voters through Twitter. Including a report on best practice by Councillor Paul Deach of Surrey Heath Borough Council, a noted champion and successful user of social media. Read the report (pdf)

by · 7th October 2012 · Research
Report urges MPs to brush up on Twitter skills and become ‘real time’ politicians

Report urges MPs to brush up on Twitter skills and become ‘real time’ politicians

Report urges elected representatives to utilise social to media break down the barrier between Parliament and the electorate

by · 7th October 2012 · Tech Frontiers, Research
New Research from Parliament Street – UK schools need a radical technology strategy

New Research from Parliament Street – UK schools need a radical technology strategy

Steven George-Hilley writes about how technology can transform education.

by · 26th September 2012 · Tech Frontiers, Research
Accelerating the government SMB agenda

Accelerating the government SMB agenda

Steven George-Hilley writes about the government’s agenda for small and medium businesses at Channel Web Read more Steven George-Hilley at The News Hub Steven George-Hilley at Civil Society

by · 25th September 2012 · Research