Remainers and Brexiteers alike must recognise the politicians are stuck in an ever-decreasing circle of fervour, hyperbole and hysteria.
From Tony the Tiger to the sale of narwhal ivory, from plastic straws to eating dogs, the list of proposed bans grows weekly.
Holyrood has led the race for greater state intervention in people’s lives, and power has never felt more removed from voters’ concerns.
It isn’t only flinty securocrats who find themselves in conflict with her positive message – moaning nannies should take heed, too.
The underlying motive for this tradition, though now often dressed up in quasi-medical language, is as much aesthetic as sanitary.
Hundreds if not thousands of pubs have disappeared because the people who used to enjoy a drink and a smoke together have gone elsewhere or stayed at home.
This is about encouraging industry to reduce sugar content, improve school sport and empower parents, not abolish individual responsibility.
Now that Osborne has gone, so too should this un-conservative levy.
These taxpayer-funded busybodies have made hectoring others their full-time lifestyle choice. And they will not stop.
A way of approaching the Investigatory Powers Bill, and much else, even before we know all the details.
Lord Nash is wrong to endorse a policy which undermines parental authority to expand state power, and should look to Scotland to see why.
The terrible truth is that, to a large extent, each country chooses how many people will die on its roads
America – world famous for its adipose adults and chubby children – appears to have turned a corner in respect to its youngest citizens
Crunching the numbers from yesterday’s vote suggests conventional wisdom doesn’t quite match reality.
Another PPB backfires after a casting mistake by Ed Miliband’s party.