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UK Planning Regulation is Hurting the Poorest

UK Planning Regulation is Hurting the Poorest

Thomas Walker March 1, 2017 0

The state of the housing market in Britain has gone well beyond a joke. Recently it was revealed that there are on average “eleven house-hunters for every home on the market”. House prices have

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Dystopian Surveillance Bill Slips Through Unnoticed

Dystopian Surveillance Bill Slips Through Unnoticed

Thomas Walker November 22, 2016 0

One of the worst infringements of individual rights in the western world passed through the British Parliament last week with almost no opposition. A pet project of Theresa May, the Investigatory Powers Bill allows for

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Sturgeon Respects Trump Victory, Ignores IndyRef

Sturgeon Respects Trump Victory, Ignores IndyRef

Thomas Walker November 9, 2016 0

“It is the verdict of the American people and we must respect it.” That was SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon’s comment on Donald Trump’s ‘surprise’ victory in the US presidential election. How fascinating it is to see

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Shocking Left Wing Bias at the LSE

Shocking Left Wing Bias at the LSE

Thomas Walker October 10, 2016 1

Last Wednesday the London School of Economics and Political Science hosted a three-way debate on the subject of democracy, put on by the Forum for European Philosophy. Entitled “The Worst Form of Government?”, an allusion

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WATCH: It’s Time to Defend Rail Privatisation

WATCH: It’s Time to Defend Rail Privatisation

Thomas Walker September 29, 2016 0

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North Korea is no Laughing Matter

North Korea is no Laughing Matter

Thomas Walker September 12, 2016 0

It’s easy to dismiss the news of yet another North Korean nuclear test. The country’s constant threats against the South and the USA can be amusing given its history of launch failures and the

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The Left are Not the Majority

The Left are Not the Majority

Thomas Walker September 5, 2016 1

At Jeremy Corbyn’s recent rally in Milton Keynes, one warm-up act proudly declared that “the time of the majority has come”. Quite apart from the alarming disdain for individual rights that line displays, it

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Should Spread Betting be Considered Gambling?

Should Spread Betting be Considered Gambling?

Thomas Walker August 25, 2016 2

In the UK, profits from spread betting are not subject to tax like those from other forms of investment and trading are. This is because British law treats spread betting as a form of

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Corbyn’s Railway Rhetoric is Completely Half-Baked

Corbyn’s Railway Rhetoric is Completely Half-Baked

Thomas Walker August 16, 2016 0

Jeremy Corbyn has been upping his calls to renationalise the railways in the wake of the recent strikes at Southern rail. Today he is unveiling his leadership campaign, centred on bringing rail and bus

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The Frightening Experience of a Jeremy Corbyn Rally

The Frightening Experience of a Jeremy Corbyn Rally

Thomas Walker August 15, 2016 0

On Saturday 13 August, the Jeremy Corbyn show arrived in Milton Keynes. With a stage set up on top of the Fire Brigade Union’s vintage 1990 tender truck, the scene was set for an

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