Research

Can UKIP become a ‘Major Force’ in British Politics?

Can UKIP become a ‘Major Force’ in British Politics?

With Clacton and Rochester going purple, Farage’s Army giving Labour the scare in Heywood & Middleton and the upcoming 2015 British General Election, James Downes and Joshua Townsley writing exclusively for Parliament Street, argue that UKIP still face significant institutional obstacles if they want to become a major force in British politics.

by · 7th January 2015 · Research
Fostering democracy in North Korea

Fostering democracy in North Korea

In December 2014, hackers attacked the computers of Sony Pictures, apparently in an attempt to prevent the release of “The Interview”, a film depicting the fictional assassination of Kim Jong-un. The attack was praised by the North Korean National Defence Commission, describing it as a “righteous deed”, and although the North Koreans publicly deny any involvement in the attack, US investigators have concluded that North Korea was responsible for these actions.

by · 23rd December 2014 · Foreign Affairs, Research, Blog
BYOD Policies in Local Government – a new Parliament Street report

BYOD Policies in Local Government – a new Parliament Street report

A new research paper, produced by UK think tank Parliament Street has examined the extent to which Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies operate in London Borough Councils. The report, written by Steven George-Hilley, the organisation’s director of technology, calls on public sector decision-makers to invest more in BYOD research and implementation. Read the full report here (PDF): BYOD in […]

by · 18th August 2014 · 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