Post Tagged with: "economy"

NEW RESEARCH – Making Paying Taxes, Less Taxing

NEW RESEARCH – Making Paying Taxes, Less Taxing

Today, Parliament Street publishes a radical new policy paper arguing that the UK tax system is so complicated that its broken. Our Director of Policy, Cllr. Dr. Peter Hill, the report’s author, argues that the current UK tax system is rigged in favour of large multinational companies such as Google, Amazon and Starbucks. These companies have been able to play […]

by · 15th December 2018 · Research
The 2015 British General Election: Core Battlegrounds

The 2015 British General Election: Core Battlegrounds

  This report investigates the defining battlegrounds that are likely to play an influential role amongst voters in this General Election. The analysis draws on current public opinion data from TNS opinion, YouGov, alongside ICM in investigating the issue salience of immigration, economic perceptions and leadership competence evaluations amongst voters. These are likely to be the core issues that dominate […]

by and · 29th April 2015 · Research
Join Us:  Dr. Liam Fox- Key risks to the UK economy in 2015

Join Us: Dr. Liam Fox- Key risks to the UK economy in 2015

Join Parliament Street at Kings College, London for a special announcement from The Rt. Hon. Dr. Liam Fox MP. Tickets are free. Please purchase yours by visiting the eventbrite page. Dr. Fox was appointed Secretary of State for Defence by Prime Minister David Cameron on 12th May 2010. He resigned from this position on Friday 14th October 2011 and returned to […]

by and · 17th February 2015 · Events
The Future for the Transatlantic Partnership

The Future for the Transatlantic Partnership

James Downes from Parliament Street and Chris Hanley from TNS opinion in Brussels explore the state of public opinion across the Atlantic and outline recent developments, alongside implications for the future of the relationship. Recently, a new set of findings was published by the German Marshall Fund on the state of public opinion across the Atlantic. This is timely given the […]

by and · 11th January 2015 · Research
Cultural solutions for Italy’s economy

Cultural solutions for Italy’s economy

Parliament Street’s Helen Chandler-Wilde on cultural solutions for Italy’s economy  A month ago I moved to Milan from London for my year abroad at university. Not only are the economic differences immediately staggering (streets dead on a Sunday and my rent half of what it is in London for a much nicer room), there are also great cultural and political differences […]

by · 15th October 2014 · Commentary, frontpage
Meanwhile, In Japan

Meanwhile, In Japan

Source: Reuters Japan is undertaking an economic experiment with heavy implications for the rest of the world. George Osborne has declared time and time again that there is no Plan B. Ed Miliband and Ed Balls’ have also been talking tough on borrowing over the last few weeks. However, if growth hasn’t picked up after the next election a return […]

by · 4th July 2013 · Blog
Clare George-Hilley: Don’t Let Britain Become Labour’s Fruit Machine Again

Clare George-Hilley: Don’t Let Britain Become Labour’s Fruit Machine Again

By Clare George-Hilley Director of Communities and Social Justice Contrary to popular belief, the last Labour Government did indeed secure one lasting legacy of note, and that was reminding every man, woman and child in the country that they cannot be trusted with the economy. As the banks crashed and the mountains of debt stacked up, like a dead-beat poker player, […]

by · 9th June 2013 · Blog