Parliament Street’s technology director Steve George-Hilley today announces a new programme of digital themes the think tank will explore in the New Year. The new initiative is designed to elevate the think tank’s already extensive capabilities as a leading in technology policy development, building on established work around social media, mobility, data security and device theft. “Tech now sits at […]
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Parliament Street has appeared in today’s Evening Standard newspaper, commenting on the sharp rise in crimes associated with Pokemon Go application. The research was conducted by the think tank’s director of technology, Steven George-Hilley. Figures obtained by Parliament Street revealed that 11 crimes connected to the popular game in a period of just over three weeks. They include several cases […]
With Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaking box office records, Tim Focas, director of financial services at a leading City think tank, provides a financial markets take on the franchise we all know and love. As fund managers across Europe continue to Sith through the MiFID II technical standards, the below provides a lighter take on the seemingly never ending […]
Clare George-Hilley joined Parliament Street shortly after its inception in 2012 and manages Parliament Street’s research output. Clare also leads Parliament Street’s campaigns on social and community issues and doubles up as our Director of Communities and Social Justice. She is a former Councillor in the London Borough of Croydon. Clare has a passion for international aid projects, supporting African countries with […]
Parliament Street will tonight officially launch its new book entitled ‘Smart Government’. Smart Government contains contributions from several leading political figures including former defence secretary Liam Fox. Key topics explore include immigration, technology and its impact on public services, housing and fracking. Liam Fox, who provided the foreword to the book will address attendees at the launch party this evening in […]
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.
Patrick Sullivan is the chairman and chief executive of Parliament Street. Since 2012 with Patrick at the helm Parliament Street has grown to become one of the leaders in its field. Prior to that he had spent many years working at the prestigious Bow Group think tank and in senior campaign roles within the Conservative Party. In 2012, Patrick served […]
Social media is impacting life in Africa at breakneck speed, and it is not just the usual suspects Facebook and Twitter. Parliament Street’s Clare George-Hilley explores. I have participated a number of high profile relief effort campaigns in Kenya, The Gambia working with The Glove Projectand Sierra Leone on the Street Child project. A common challenge for all these humanitarian […]
Parliament Street director Clare George-Hilley has commented in the Evening Standard on our revelations that a total of 139 knives were seized from visitors to the House of Commons last year. She said: “These figures demonstrate the very real threats facing Parliament and underline the need for rigorous and robust checkpoint security measures to ensure the safety of the House […]
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: […]