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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/personal-view/5308564/The-Equality-Bill-will-hinder-not-help.html''The Equality Bill will hinder, not help''] - Not only does the Equality Bill justify preferential treatment for groups, it also undermines one of the bedrock principles of British justice: the presumption of innocence until proven guilty - 12th May 2009
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/personal-view/5308564/The-Equality-Bill-will-hinder-not-help.html''The Equality Bill will hinder, not help''] - Not only does the Equality Bill justify preferential treatment for groups, it also undermines one of the bedrock principles of British justice: the presumption of innocence until proven guilty - 12th May 2009
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/personal-view/5194782/Failed-public-policies-are-to-blame-for-the-decline-in-manufacturing.html''Failed public policies are to blame for the decline in manufacturing''] - An industrial policy is a good thing - if it is a strategy for creating the best possible conditions for free enterprise - 22nd April 2009
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/personal-view/5194782/Failed-public-policies-are-to-blame-for-the-decline-in-manufacturing.html''Failed public policies are to blame for the decline in manufacturing''] - An industrial policy is a good thing - if it is a strategy for creating the best possible conditions for free enterprise - 22nd April 2009
*[http://www.byliner.com/story/?id=209841''Have a go? Not when you could be arrested''] - 2nd September 2008
 
*[http://www.byliner.com/story/?id=204826''Prison works. So why won't we admit it?''] - If the crime rate really is falling, there's a simple explanation. We are locking up more criminals - 18th July 2008
 
*[http://www.byliner.com/story/?id=193335''Unreasonable suspicions beyond 28 days''] - 1st April 2008
 
*[http://www.byliner.com/story/?id=183550''The big lesson for 2008? We owe each other''] - 30th December 2007
 
*[http://www.byliner.com/story/?id=170344''Schools have to change if society is to change''] - 26th August 2007
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml?xml=/opinion/2007/08/16/do1601.xml ''Alcohol ban is no answer; proper policing is''] - Policing / Causes of crime - 16th August 2007
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml?xml=/opinion/2007/08/10/do1004.xml ''Spinning the official statistics''] - Open government - 10th August 2007
 
*[http://commentisfree.guardian.co.uk/david_green/2007/07/fighting_freedom.html ''Fighting freedom''] - Terrorism / Civil liberties - 3rd July 2007
 
  
 
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Area of interest: Civil society, (especially) welfare state, health, education

Journals: The Guardian | The Sunday Times | The Times | The Sunday Telegraph]] | The Daily Telegraph | The Daily Mail

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Career: Institute of Economic Affairs from 1984, Director of the IEA Health and Welfare Unit from 1986; Labour councillor in Newcastle upon Tyne 1976/1981; Research Fellow at the Australian National University in Canberra, 1981/1983; founded Civitas, The Institute for the Study of Civil Society in 2000, see Civitas biography

Current position/role: Director of Civitas

Other roles: Was a member of the Home Secretary's Crime Statistics Review Group, which in 2006 recommended improvements in the collection of the crime figures

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  • Power and Party in an English City (HarperCollins, 1980) ISBN 0043520944; Mutual Aid or Welfare State (Allen & Unwin, 1984) with L. Cromwell ISBN 0868616648; Working-Class Patients and the Medical Establishment: Self-Help in Britain from the Mid-Nineteenth Century to 1948 (Palgrave Macmillan, 1986) ISBN 0312889801; The New Conservatism: The Counter-Revolution in Political, Economic and Social Thought (Palgrave Macmillan, 1987) ISBN 031200477X; Reinventing Civil Society - Choice in Welfare (Civitas, 1993) ISBN 025536279X; Community Without Politics: A Market Approach to Welfare Reform (IEA, 1996) ISBN 0255363648; Benefit Dependency: How Welfare Undermines Independence (Coronet Books, 1998) ISBN 0255364334; Delay, Denial and Dilution (Choice in Welfare) (Civitas, 1999) with Laura Casper ISBN 0255364598; An End to Welfare Rights: The Rediscovery of Independence (Civitas, 2000) ISBN 1903386799; Stakeholder Health Insurance (Civitas, 2000) ISBN 1903386071; Crime and Civil Society: Can we become a more law-abiding people? (Civitas, 2005) ISBN 1903386365; also contributed a chapter 'The Neo-Liberal Perspective' in Blackwell's The Student's Companion to Social Policy (Blackwell Publishers, 2nd ed, 2003) ISBN 1405102918

Latest work: We're (Nearly) all Victims Now: how political correctness is undermining our liberal culture (Civitas, 2006) ISBN 1903386535

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