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Public Health England says Halve Dairy Intake – What’s next, a Milk Tax?   

Public Health England says Halve Dairy Intake – What’s next, a Milk Tax?   

Alex MacDonald March 26, 2016 0

  People should halve the amount of dairy foods they eat to combat the dangerous levels of UK obesity, according to the Government’s dietary adviser. The radical proposal comes from Public Health England (PHE)

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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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Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Alex MacDonald August 26, 2015 0

The UK government last night responded to the petition “make the production, sale and use of cannabis legal” with an unfortunate conclusion for those who seek reform in UK drugs law. Despite the positive

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Iran’s Nuclear Deal – Your 60 Second Q&A

Iran’s Nuclear Deal – Your 60 Second Q&A

Lee Jenkins July 14, 2015 0

You’ll have been forgiven for thinking Greece was the only diplomatic show in town, but Vienna has just hosted another, arguably more significant, set of international negotiations. What’s happened? Iran has agreed to limit

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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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Eurosceptic presence will force change in Brussels

Eurosceptic presence will force change in Brussels

Backbencher May 30, 2014 1

It is clear from last weeks European Election results that the European Union needs to change direction. Millions of voters from across Europe chose to voice their anger at the European Project by voting

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The Bear Approaches: Russia’s Cold War Challenge to the United Kingdom

The Bear Approaches: Russia’s Cold War Challenge to the United Kingdom

Calum Heaton April 25, 2014 1

  Russian aircraft are probing UK airspace at an alarming rate Throughout the Cold War, one of the most harrowing images for much of the world was the possibility of ginormous Soviet Tu-95 “Bear”

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There is hatred in murder, but that does not justify hate crime laws

There is hatred in murder, but that does not justify hate crime laws

Backbencher April 18, 2014 0

  Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr. is a white supremacist, and former grand dragon of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. Last Sunday he allegedly shot and killed three people at a Jewish

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The Con Of Britishness

The Con Of Britishness

Backbencher February 27, 2014 2

The idea of Britishness is intrinsically linked to empire. That red white and blue flag slowly flutters in the mid afternoon wind, currently flown all across the world, from Canada to Jamaica, to Kenya, to South

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The World According To The Daily Mail

The World According To The Daily Mail

Lee Jenkins February 27, 2014 0

The Daily Mail reader’s cut-out-and-keep guide to foreign types and their unfamiliar ways. The Frenchman With the score on the battlefield heavily in our favour,  our stroppy Gallic cousins seem determined to strike at

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