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===Profile:===
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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:''' [mailto:info@civitas.org.uk info@civitas.org.uk]
'''EmailPersonal website:''' info@civitas.org.uk
'''Website:'''[http://www.civitas.org.uk http://www.civitas.org.uk] | [http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/davidgreen http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/davidgreen]
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===Biography:===
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'''About:'''
 
'''Education:'''
'''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, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civitas_%28think_tank%29 The Institute for the Study of Civil Society] in 2000, see Civitas [http://www.civitas.org.uk/books/about.php#personnel biography]  
'''Current position/role:''' Director of Civitas
'''Other roles*also writes/written for:''' Was a member of the Home Secretary's Crime Statistics Review Group, which in 2006 recommended improvements in the collection of the crime figures
'''Other activitiesroles/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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'''VideoViewpoints/Insight:''' '''Broadcast media:''' Ocassional broadcasts on programmes such as Newsnight, the Moral Maze and BBC Radio 4's Today programme
*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
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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
*[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
*[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
*[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
*[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
*[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
*[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
*[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
*[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
*[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
*[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
*[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
*[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/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/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.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/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/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.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
*[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
*[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/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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