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Bad Statistics About Coronavirus

From our Swindon correspondent:   So, the government and Public Health England (PHE) are banging on about this uptick in road traffic. Bear in mind, the...

To Ask The Correct Question About Building Cladding Like Grenfell

That Grenfell Tower went up in flames was appalling, that so many lost their lives a tragedy. It was, of course, all about the...

Corbyn Wrong On Spending

From our Swindon Correspondent: From The BBC Jeremy Corbyn says the government's response to coronavirus proves he was "absolutely right" about public spending at the 2019 general...

On The Perfection Of Government Over The Coronavirus

A small point: Instead of drafting the private sector early on to develop tests, as South Korea did, U.S. health officials relied, as is customary,...

Can We Shoot The Bureaucrats, Please?

Exaggeration for rhetorical effect? Or an actual physical desire? You decide: Some supermarkets are also experimenting with ideas to boost supply. Sainsbury’s shoppers in Kent...

So, Change The Definition Of Poverty Then

We're told that ever more Britons are living in poverty. This is something that the coming recession will sort out handily. For our measure...

Government Regulation Makes Things More Expensive And Worse

You know the idea bandied about. That everything must be regulated. For how can anyone know what they may make unless the bureaucrats tell...

There Is A Point At Which We Rise Up – Should Rise Up. Probably...

A report from the United States, one of the places less affected - no, do not laugh, this is true, less affected - with...

The BBC Is Still Irrelevant

From our Swindon correspondent: From the Guardian   But we have arrived abruptly in a different era. From our new perspective, adrift in the most significant public health...

The IFS And Council Tax

There's an assumption buried in this idea: More than 10m households would benefit from lower council tax bills if the government reformed the “arbitrary and...