Where do the parties stand on the nanny state? For libertarians, the outlook is bleak

It might not be front of mind for everybody at election time but for single-issue voters like me, only one…

2 Jun 2017

Why the media are always wrong about Britain’s ‘soaring’ gambling problem

Consider these three claims. In 2004, it was predicted that the number of problem gamblers would double to 750,000 if…

6 Dec 2016

The Times is panicking about a gambling epidemic but its story doesn’t add up

‘Doctors prescribe drugs to tackle Britain’s gambling epidemic’ was the top story on the Times‘s front page on Wednesday. ‘The…

19 Feb 2016