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Charity and Compassion: Against an Opt-out Donation System (Speech)

In light of Scotland's move towards an 'opt-out' system of organ donation, here is the transcript of a speech given by Jake Scott during...
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Scotland Moving Towards ‘Opt-Out’ Organ Donation System

Legislation has been brought forward at the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood for the introduction of an 'opt-out' system for organ donation. This proposal would mean...
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The Weekly Roundup – 10th June 2018

This week, our contributors have written on Crypto Ratings, immigration, Birmingham's Pride parade, the US Constitution, UK Prime Minister Theresa May's customs 'backstop' and...
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Police Fail to Catch 4 out of 5 Muggers and Burglars

Official statistics show that police fail to catch four out of five muggers and burglars. Last year, 81,848 police investigations of muggings were unable to...
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May’s Brexit Customs Backstop is Pure Farce

Today, the UK published its backstop plan for trade with the EU after Brexit. This plan would be the fall-back if a full agreement...
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A Response to a Response (on Birmingham’s ‘Pride’ Parade)

Always the holder of unpopular thoughts, a response has been written to my article on the ‘Pride’ parade which passed through Birmingham two weekends...
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Immigration, Politics and a Culture on the Brink

The Windrush generation. Up until recently, a largely forgotten name for a group of people arriving in Britain to help with the post war...
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The Weekly Roundup – 3rd June 2018

UK: Wales announced this week that it is extending its smoking ban, making it illegal to smoke in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. The purpose of...
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Liam Fox Claims Trump’s Tarrifs ‘Illegal’

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has claimed that US tarrifs on steel and aluminium from Europe are ‘illegal’ and will be detrimental not only...
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The State of Polls in Britain and America

America goes to the polls in just over five months. On November 6th, one-third of the Senate and the entire House of Representatives is...