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Jul
02
2010

The Cream Buns Act

Mrs Thatcher had a minister, Neil Hamilton, responsible for deregulation. Under Labour a similar agenda was pursued by the Better Regulation Task Force. That morphed into the Better Regulation Commission and then into the Better Regulation Advisory Council and, finally, into a whole Department of State in the form of BERR – the Department for …

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Jun
02
2008

On Liberty

The tobacco industry and me This posting has been paid for by the tobacco industry. It is an article commissioned by Risk of Freedom Briefing, a publication edited by the philosopher Roger Scruton and sponsored by JT International (Japan Tobacco). Sadly, before it could be published, JT International withdrew their sponsorship and the publication ceased …

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Mar
05
2008

Seat belts – blood on my hands?

I have just found an anonymous, one sentence comment on my blog. It reads: “Your campaign against seat belt wearing has already borne fruit: http://www.stuff.co.nz/4411639a6479.html .” The link takes you to an interesting story from New Zealand with the headline “Seatbelt subterfuge kills driver”. The driver who was killed, according to the story, was opposed …

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Books

DATE TITLE BUY / DOWNLOAD 2013 Cities at Risk: Living with Perils in the 21st Century (Joffe, Rossetto and Adams eds.) – £90.00!!! You can also download a draft of my chapter – Risk Compensation Buy on Amazon 1995 Risk UCL Press Download book as PDF (1.5MB) View reviews Up dated preface – March 2009 [PDF]. …

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