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Parliament to debate Cannabis Legalisation Petition

Parliament to debate Cannabis Legalisation Petition

Alex MacDonald September 9, 2015 0

The petition to legalise “the distribution and sale of Cannabis” will be debated by parliament after it gathered the required 100,000 signatures to be presented in front of the House. The debate is schedule

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The Calculated Grenade that is a UKIP Policy Gaffe

The Calculated Grenade that is a UKIP Policy Gaffe

Lee Jenkins March 13, 2015 2

Another day, another twitter tempest. UKIP’s Teflon leader was the author of this latest storm when he not only called for an end to diversity legislation in the workplace but went on to claim

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Drugs Live: Let’s Talk Cannabis

Drugs Live: Let’s Talk Cannabis

Alex MacDonald March 4, 2015 0

  If Channel 4’s fascinating programme Drugs Live: Cannabis on Trial served any purpose it was to reignite the debate on drug legalisation in the UK. In the build up to yesterday’s viewing Jon

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British Politics: Same Old Dogs, New Old Tricks

British Politics: Same Old Dogs, New Old Tricks

Backbencher October 4, 2013 0

 Why does the UK’s Political Elite seem possessed of  apparent inability to learn anything new I’m not the bragging type. But I’m going to say it – I did forecast a return to the

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Sam Bowman: “public opinion is on the libertarian side of almost any question you can think of”

Sam Bowman: “public opinion is on the libertarian side of almost any question you can think of”

Lee Jenkins May 14, 2013 5

Sam Bowman is Research Director of the Adam Smith Institute, a free market libertarian think tank in Westminster. He is responsible for commissioning and editing the Institute’s research and online publications, as well as

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Syria’s civil war has parallels to Spain’s: It is not another Bosnia

Syria’s civil war has parallels to Spain’s: It is not another Bosnia

Jon Stanley January 6, 2013 5

  A rare TV address from Bashar Al-Assad shows the lion can still roar and there is no imminent end to the conflict in Syria.  It is unclear, however, whether rebels will break through

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Naval Policy in an Era of Defence Cuts

Naval Policy in an Era of Defence Cuts

Backbencher December 6, 2012 2

  You’d have to be a certified hermit not to know that we live in an age of austerity, and with the exception of the Department for International Development and our EU contributions Government

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The Heseltine Prescription: Forward To The Past

The Heseltine Prescription: Forward To The Past

Michael St George November 2, 2012 4

Students of late-20th century political history, or anyone seeking a flavour of the prevailing politico-business philosophy of the 1960s and 1970s, could do a lot worse than examine Lord Heseltine’s report “No Stone Unturned

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Dare They Ditch Their Deficit Denier?

Dare They Ditch Their Deficit Denier?

Michael St George October 29, 2012 2

To all but the most committed Brownite tribalists in Labour’s ranks, Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls must rapidly be becoming an embarrassment. Still adamant for the most part that there was little fundamentally wrong with

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