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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8717993/As-public-pay-rises-Britains-fortunes-sink.html''As public pay rises, Britain’s fortunes sink''] - Britain will never cut its deficit unless the state learns to save money as well as spend it - 23rd August 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/8689004/London-riots-why-did-the-police-lose-control.html''London riots: why did the police lose control?''] - The police have become so sensitive to the issue of race that it is impairing their ability to do the job - 9th August 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/8689004/London-riots-why-did-the-police-lose-control.html''London riots: why did the police lose control?''] - The police have become so sensitive to the issue of race that it is impairing their ability to do the job - 9th August 2011
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*[http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/comment/regulars/thinktank/article695315.ece''Lesson one, children – failure stops right here''] - It is right to have a curriculum that schools can teach everyone in preparation for work, a richer life and for democratic citizenship - 7th August 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/8666450/If-you-dont-speak-English-you-cant-belong-in-Britain.html''If you don't speak English you can't belong in Britain''] - The inability to speak a host country’s language reinforces dangerous divisions in society – and it is a very reasonable requirement of any immigrant - 27th July 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/8666450/If-you-dont-speak-English-you-cant-belong-in-Britain.html''If you don't speak English you can't belong in Britain''] - The inability to speak a host country’s language reinforces dangerous divisions in society – and it is a very reasonable requirement of any immigrant - 27th July 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/8553202/Britains-borders-are-still-wide-open-to-abuse-by-migrants.html''Britain’s borders are still wide open to abuse by migrants''] - It seems that we still don’t know who is entering or leaving the UK - 3rd June 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/8553202/Britains-borders-are-still-wide-open-to-abuse-by-migrants.html''Britain’s borders are still wide open to abuse by migrants''] - It seems that we still don’t know who is entering or leaving the UK - 3rd June 2011
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8506816/Why-the-NHS-needs-competition.html''Why the NHS needs competition''] - The case for competition is as strong as it was when Tony Blair urged a reluctant Labour party to embrace 'contestability' - 11th May 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8365972/Five-policies-that-would-lead-to-growth.html''Five policies that would lead to growth''] - David Cameron really must do everything to encourage businesses to grow - 8th March 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8365972/Five-policies-that-would-lead-to-growth.html''Five policies that would lead to growth''] - David Cameron really must do everything to encourage businesses to grow - 8th March 2011
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*[http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/comment/regulars/thinktank/article563540.ece''We’re at the muddled mercy of European judges''] - A bill of rights is vital to protect UK sovereignty which finds itself under severe threat from the people in the European halls of power - 27th February 2011
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/eu/8311939/Votes-for-prisoners-Will-MPs-have-the-courage-to-vote-for-liberty.html''Votes for prisoners: Will MPs have the courage to vote for liberty?''] - The government's decision is not just about whether convicted criminals should be able to vote; it is a defining moment in the history of freedom - 8th February 2011
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*[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1348101/NHS-reform-Not-means-patients-trolleys-hospital-corridors.html''Yes, the NHS needs reform but not if it's going to lead to more patients on trolleys in hospital corridors''] - 19th January 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/8018347/Adam-Smith-would-stand-by-Vince-Cable.html''Adam Smith would stand by Vince Cable''] - Vince Cable is obviously in favour of a free market economy. So why is he in hot water - 23rd September 2010
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/8018347/Adam-Smith-would-stand-by-Vince-Cable.html''Adam Smith would stand by Vince Cable''] - Vince Cable is obviously in favour of a free market economy. So why is he in hot water - 23rd September 2010
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/8013904/The-Liberal-Democrats-are-wrong-about-free-schools.html''The Liberal Democrats are wrong about free schools''] - Those who wish to prevent free schools are education monopolists who know that they will not look good when comparisons start to be made - 20th September 2010
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/8013904/The-Liberal-Democrats-are-wrong-about-free-schools.html''The Liberal Democrats are wrong about free schools''] - Those who wish to prevent free schools are education monopolists who know that they will not look good when comparisons start to be made - 20th September 2010

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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 | 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

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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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