Beware Blair, Barnier, Schulz and Soros

Those that are wishing to disrupt the Brexit process and democracy have seemingly endless pots of money and influence. We need the government to step up and introduce campaign reform to take back control of our system, argues TFA Director Rory Broomfield.  Continue reading

The Freedom Association is proud to support the 'Reclaiming religious freedom in the UK' campaign

This is an important campaign and we at The Freedom Association are proud to support it. It has been organised by the charity, Barnabas Fund. Here is an extract from its website: "Religious freedoms in the UK have taken centuries to build, but intolerance, complacency and uniformity are slowly eroding them away. It’s easy to sit back and ignore the damage because, like erosion, it’s not always immediately visible on the surface. But look a little closer and you can begin to see the cracks. Continue reading

The Freedom Association welcomes a judicial review of the Parole Board's decision to release John Worboys

Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns at The Freedom Association, said: "If there was any justice in our criminal justice system, John Worboys would not have been considered for parole after just nine years. He was convicted nine years ago of one count of rape, five sexual assaults, one attempted assault and 12 drugging charges, committed from July 2007 to February 2008 and given an indeterminate sentence requiring him to serve at least eight years.  Continue reading

More hyperbole from the London Evening Standard

Today’s leader column in the Daily Osborne London Evening Standard ends with this: "There is no escaping the simple economic truth: outside of a customs union, the cost of the things we buy will go up. The opportunities for British firms to sell abroad will be reduced. Britain will have consciously engaged in the biggest act of protectionism in our history." Continue reading

More PHE support for vaping, but e-cigarettes should not be available on the NHS

It is very good news that Public Health England (PHE) is being more supportive of vaping. Very good news indeed. It wants hospitals to be able to sell e-cigarettes and also it encourages hospitals to introduce vaping areas, even in private rooms for patients who are in hospital for a long time.  But the call for an easier route for manufacturers to get a medicinal licence is unnecessary.   Continue reading