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Next Please: Job Centre Reform

Next Please: Job Centre Reform

Backbencher March 13, 2014 0

Richard Lowe wrote a piece this week on his experiences with the Job Centre Plus and decried how it is completely unfit for purpose. His story is not unique, as the comments on his

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Smoking In Cars: A Bad, Bad, Bill

Smoking In Cars: A Bad, Bad, Bill

Backbencher February 21, 2014 0

 The Bill that seeks to enable a ban on smoking whilst with a child in a car is badly thought-through, argues Reece Warren The recent amendment to the Children and Families Bill is the

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The Hunger Games: Big Government On Speed

The Hunger Games: Big Government On Speed

Lee Jenkins February 13, 2014 0

 What does the box office and publication smash hit tell us about the nature and temptations of Big Government? Planned Economy In Panem, the central government controls utterly the twelve districts and the life

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Reform Clause1 And Protect Freedom Of Speech

Reform Clause1 And Protect Freedom Of Speech

Backbencher December 12, 2013 0

Freedom of speech is the lifeblood of any free society. It gives individuals whatever their position or job in society, level or wealth or gender the right to speak their mind and to stand

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Wrong-headed EU plans to regulate e-cigarettes harm health and choice.

Wrong-headed EU plans to regulate e-cigarettes harm health and choice.

Daniel Pryor September 10, 2013 3

Daniel Pryor criticises hypocritical EU plans to regulate e-cigarettes as medicinal products. Imposing one’s personal morality upon the masses by force is a typical characteristic of collectivism, and you would be hard-pressed to find

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Professional Politicians: Blessing Or Curse?

Lee Jenkins April 11, 2013 2

The rise of the career politician is a response to, and result of, British politics. With yet another parliamentary recess currently dragging on, writers like me have a chance to take a step back

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Paternalism With Beer Goggles; Minimum Alcohol Pricing

Paternalism With Beer Goggles; Minimum Alcohol Pricing

Lee Jenkins November 30, 2012 6

The Coalition Government have announced plans to introduce minimum pricing on alcohol, and a curtailing of drinks offers, most notably Buy-One-Get-One-Free’s much beloved by students and Happy Hour aficionados. The thinking behind the move

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