Allowing those who we now require to be in education until they’re 18 to lose £350 a week in fixed odds online gambling is madness.
Posts Tagged: freedom
My constituents are divided between those demanding ever-tighter restrictions and others who want their quality of life back.
Daniel Hannan: Overstretched – that’s how our police see themselves. So how have they found time to hound a young Geordie journalist?
It seems highly unlikely that the action against Grimes will result in a prosecution, let alone a conviction. But that doesn’t make it OK.
Patel should haul in Dick for an interview without coffee. Meanwhile, Loughton intends to raise the case at the Home Affairs Select Committee.
Caroline Elsom: The Online Harms proposals set us on a course that will threaten freedom, privacy and competitiveness – while being unlikely to make us safer
We wouldn’t want constraints on free speech imposed on the basis of opaque agreements between platforms and politicians.
Steve Baker: The Coronavirus Act created the most dangerous changes to state power seen in a generation. It must be replaced.
Every single charge under the Act – 141 so far – has been found unlawful on review by the CPS,
Almost a third of councils restrict smoking in open-air public spaces, with some of these bans enforced with fixed penalty notices.
Doug Stokes: The Conservatives must rally to the flag of the Enlightenment tradition as the culture wars rage
It is quite shocking that the Equality Act has been left totally unreformed, since it has morphed into the central juridical weapon of the left.
Ryan Bourne: A lesson from this pandemic. State action fails even when the case for it is strongest.
I was regaled with horror story after story on access to even existing testing. Confidence in the “moonshot” is non-existent.
The nation’s discourse has tossed liberty aside, leaving its citizens with a stark choice between dangerous socialists and climate-denying racists.
The right to it must be championed even when – no: especially when – remarks are made that we find reprehensible.
Plus: Why the BBC must keep Neil. Why I’m leaving Lloyds. And: three hours with the LibDem leadership candidates.
“It’s the single most worrying intellectual current that we have lived through”, Daniel Hannan explains in this extract from our latest live event.
Crispin Blunt and Sue Pascoe: It’s time to correct the stoking of alarm and spreading of misinformation about trans people
As a Party, we should hold out a helping hand to all those who still face the difficulties of daily life – who still cannot be their authentic selves.
What does the future hold for individual liberty, freedom of expression, and private enterprise? Join us for our next event at 7pm on Wednesday 15th July.