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Saturday 13 October 2018

Another in-out referendum is not the solution

The call for a second in-out referendum is misguided. Parliament will never agree to it and if it did happen it would cause bitterness and strife and set a dangerous precedent. Far better for MPs to demand a Norway-style Single Market solution allowing us to regain rights over our fishing grounds (which Edward Heath foolishly…

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Sunday 25 February 2018

An evidence-based approach to tackling drug abuse

Addiction to dangerous psycho-active drugs such as heroin and crack cocaine, as well as the misuse of prescription medicines and so-called legal-highs, is a complex world-wide issue, which causes enormous suffering and plays a central role in a wide range of health, social, economic, security and law enforcement problems.  In the longrun, the hope must…

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Thursday 15 February 2018

The call for a 2nd referendum is a millstone for Remain

Nigel Farage has been ridiculed for mooting the idea of a second referendum: “to bury Remain once and for all”, but from his standpoint, this suggestion isn’t completely stupid. He knows that polls suggest the public are now opposed to Brexit – but only just.  In fact, a massive fall in the pound, higher food…

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