Tony Blair: The Parliamentary Review is an amazing enterprise

The former Prime Minister Tony Blair spoke to the 2018 The Parliamentary Review gala, addressing best practice and his career.

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Jonny Wilkinson tells business leaders about the importance of mental health

Former England captain and Rugby World Cup winner Jonny Wilkinson spoke at The Parliamentary Review gala on World Mental Health Day, discussing how his life has been changed by success and injury and the subsequent effect on his mental health.

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Best Practice Representative

The Manchester Grammar School

Martin Boulton is high master of The Manchester Grammar School, one of the country’s most famous schools, with a distinguished history and reputation for academic excellence. As the recipient of an assisted place to attend MGS in the 1980s, he gives his perspective on the historic role played by schools like MGS in social mobility and presents a model for what can be achieved by an independent school.

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George Osborne: “The Parliamentary Review circulates 500,000 copies"

George Osborne, the former chancellor and current editor of the London Evening Standard, spoke at The Parliamentary Review gala, discussing everything from Boris to Che Guevara. Osborne described the Review as a “brilliant organisation.”

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Best Practice Representative

Sybourn Primary School & Children’s Centre

While it was founded in 1903, up until the past few years, Sybourn Primary School in Walthamstow had a poor reputation in the area, and was not a local school of choice. Since 2013, the school has joined the Lion Academy Trust, appointed a new executive head teacher, Andrew Bocchi, and changed how it was perceived locally.

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Ed Balls commends The Parliamentary Review for “bringing common sense to policy debates”

In a speech delivered to The Parliamentary Review gala, former shadow chancellor Ed Balls regaled best practice representatives with anecdotes from his time in politics and his newfound television fame.

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The parliamentary review of the week

A rundown of the week's parliamentary business, 9th October - 11th October

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About The Parliamentary Review

Find out more about Sir Eric Pickles, David Curry and everyone else behind The Parliamentary Review

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Chaired by Sir Eric Pickles (former Conservative Communities Secretary) and Lord Blunkett (former Labour Home Secretary), The Parliamentary Review is a series of independent publications, which aims to share best practice among policy makers and business leaders.

Each of its editions focuses on a key governmental policy area, with a variety of organisations sharing personal insight alongside cabinet ministers, government agencies, associations and trade bodies.

By combining commentaries from award-winning journalists with innovative thinking from industry experts, The Parliamentary Review provides a comprehensive summary of the past year and a reliable template for the year to come.

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The Parliamentary Review 2016/17

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Manufacturing and Services

Theresa May is joined by Stephen Phipson CBE and a host of outstanding organisations to look back on a challenging but successful ... More


Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, gives an insight into the government's continuing plans to modernise transport w... More


This year’s Technology Review is spread across four documents. With input from leading organisations, including SAS Global Communi... More

Secondary Education

From the north of England to the south, this series of nine documents gives a comprehensive picture of the state of secondary educ... More

Primary Education

The Prime Minister joins current Secretary of State for Education Damien Hinds and The Parliamentary Review Co-Chairman Lord Blunk... More

Construction and Engineering

Theresa May and Federation of Master Builders Chief Executive Brian Berry introduce four documents replete with British constructi... More


Featuring forewords by Theresa May and Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders, the Property edition fea... More

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Theresa May and V&A Director Dr Tristram Hunt introduce four editions featuring representatives as diverse as Goodwood Racecourse,... More

Aerospace, Defence and Security

Theresa May, Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson and ADS Group Chief Executive Paul Everitt introduce 13 leading light... More

Business and Industrial Strategy

Theresa May and Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Claire Perry appear alongside lea... More

Work and Pensions

Prime Minister Theresa May and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Esther McVey, introduce an edition that showcases 13 of t... More

Energy and Environment

Theresa May and Claire Perry, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, introduce 16 companies at the cuttin... More

Law and Justice

Theresa May and Law Society President Joe Egan appear alongside a small number of relevant individuals and organisations from the ... More


Theresa May and Alok Sharma, the then minister of state for housing, appear alongside a small number of relevant individuals and o... More

Accountancy and Financial Services

Theresa May and Helen Brand, CEO of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, appear alongside a small number of relevant in... More


Theresa May and Professor Ted Baker, the Chief Inspector of Hospitals, appear alongside a small number of relevant individuals and... More


Theresa May and Andrew Neil appear alongside PIMFA Chief Executive Liz Field in four documents covering the breadth of the UK Fina... More


Prime Minister Theresa May and EEF Chief Executive Stephen Phipson lead this edition featuring ten companies representing the best... More

Food and Drink

Ian Wright, Chief Executive of the Food and Drink Federation, joins Theresa May and 11 stand-out food and beverage manufacturers f... More

Healthcare and Pharmaceutical

Professor Ted Baker joins the Prime Minister to introduce 16 outstanding healthcare and pharmaceutical organisations. Ranging acro... More