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'''Area of interest:''' Civil society, (especially) welfare state, health, education  
 
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'''Journals:''' [[The Guardian]] | [[The Sunday Times]] | [[The Times]] | [[The Sunday Telegraph]] | [[The Daily Telegraph]] | [[Daily Mail]]
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'''Email:''' [mailto:info@civitas.org.uk info@civitas.org.uk]
 
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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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'''TV/Radio:''' Ocassional broadcasts on programmes such as Newsnight, the Moral Maze and BBC Radio 4's Today programme
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*Newsnight discussion [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/newsnight/3200909.stm Sentencing Policy] (transcript and video) September 2003
 
*Newsnight discussion [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/newsnight/3200909.stm Sentencing Policy] (transcript and video) September 2003
 
*BBC4 Radio Today programme discussion: [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/today/listenagain/ztuesday_20070529.shtml Public policy should reflect the rise in Eastern European migrants], (audio) May 2007
 
*BBC4 Radio Today programme discussion: [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/today/listenagain/ztuesday_20070529.shtml Public policy should reflect the rise in Eastern European migrants], (audio) May 2007
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/11755890/Our-liberty-is-not-safe-in-the-hands-of-judges.html  ''Our liberty is not safe in the hands of judges''] - It's time for Parliament to remind judges that we as a free people make the laws we live by and that we do so through MPs - 23rd July 2015
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/11613956/A-One-Nation-boom-for-the-whole-of-Britain.html  ''A One Nation boom for the whole of Britain''] - Everyone can share in our growing prosperity – and scrapping HS2 would be a good start - 20th May 2015
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/10747116/The-European-Union-and-the-demise-of-a-free-state.html  ''The European Union and the demise of a free state''] - The EU battleground has shifted from economic issues to fundamental questions about liberty - 6th April 2014
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/banking/10084407/Local-banks-for-local-people.html  ''Local banks for local people''] - The way to get the economy restarted isn't a taxpayer-funded lender - it's German-style local banks - 29th May 2013
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/9944293/Michael-Goves-critics-are-afraid-of-change.html  ''Michael Gove's critics are afraid of change''] - The "academics" complaining about Michael Gove's reforms are out of step with modern science - 22nd March 2013
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/9652083/Time-for-the-Government-to-put-its-own-house-in-order-Lord-Heseltine.html  ''Time for the Government to put its own house in order, Lord Heseltine''] - Lord Heseltine's proposals included some good ideas, but the Government is still shooting itself in the foot - 3rd November 2012
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/energy/9536159/Cables-industrial-plan-must-tackle-the-energy-crisis.html  ''Cable's industrial plan must tackle the energy crisis''] - Misguided energy policies are driving our most important industries overseas - 12th September 2012
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/9533057/The-bonfire-of-red-tape-must-go-further.html  ''The 'bonfire of red tape' must go further''] - The Government's attempt to deregulate employment is only a modest beginning - 11th September 2012
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/9508078/We-need-dramatic-policies-as-well-as-effective-ones-to-boost-British-growth.html  ''We need dramatic policies, as well as effective ones, to boost British growth''] - It's time to make the whole country a business-friendly "enterprise zone", and pick a fight with the European Commission - 30th August 2012
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/9149926/The-Governments-attitude-to-the-police-is-criminal.html  ''The Government’s attitude to the police is criminal''] - Conservartives risk losing ground to Labour on law and order - 18th March 2012
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*[http://www.telegraph.comorally.uk/news/politics/8968005/On-marriage-Nick-Clegg-is-hopelessly-out-of-date.html  ''On marriage, Nick Clegg is hopelessly out of date''] - A tax system that acknowledges marriage makes sense economically and morally - 21st December 2011
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/8915937/Theres-a-whiff-of-Weimar-about-Camerons-austerity.html  ''There's a whiff of Weimar about Cameron’s austerity''] - The British Government has mistakenly convinced itself that there is virtue in austerity - 26th November 2011
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8888785/Economic-growth-a-lesson-from-Germany-and-America.html  ''Economic growth: a lesson from Germany and the US''] - The Government must establish an industry bank charged with making investment decisions on commercial grounds - 15th November 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/8850652/To-save-the-economy-stop-collecting-taxes.html  ''To save the economy, stop collecting taxes''] - The squeezed middle: An income tax holiday would be the best way to ease the strain and get Britain spending - 27th October 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/8850652/To-save-the-economy-stop-collecting-taxes.html  ''To save the economy, stop collecting taxes''] - The squeezed middle: An income tax holiday would be the best way to ease the strain and get Britain spending - 27th October 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8818015/Rebranding-the-Tory-Party-has-come-at-a-high-price.html  ''Rebranding the Tory Party has come at a high price''] - Policies adopted as part of the Tory’s rebranding strategy are among the main obstacles to increasing GDP - 10th October 2011
 
*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8818015/Rebranding-the-Tory-Party-has-come-at-a-high-price.html  ''Rebranding the Tory Party has come at a high price''] - Policies adopted as part of the Tory’s rebranding strategy are among the main obstacles to increasing GDP - 10th October 2011
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Area of interest: Civil society, (especially) welfare state, health, education

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian | The Sunday Times | The Times | The Sunday Telegraph | The Daily Telegraph | Daily Mail

Email: info@civitas.org.uk

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Website: http://www.civitas.org.uk | http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/davidgreen

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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

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Other roles/Main role: 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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