It is time for politicians to be open minded and look at the alternatives to the NHS

From the Daily Telegraph on 10 October: “THE NHS could be heading for its worst winter beds crisis, with some hospitals already reaching breaking point, doctors warned yesterday. “More than two months before the annual flu outbreak is expected, hospitals have begun turning patients away because they have no beds and too few staff. Some hospital managers have warned that levels of emergency admissions are far higher than this time last year and that the pressure on the NHS can only get worse over the coming months.” Sounds familiar? What I neglected to tell you was that the article was published on 10 October 2000 - over 17 years ago. Winter crises in the NHS are nothing new. We have them virtually every year. So what has happened to NHS funding during those 17 years? Has it risen, stayed more or less the same, or has it decreased? Continue reading

St Lenin

In his latest article, the Rev. Dr. Peter Mullen PhD. illustrates the destructive nature of communism.  Continue reading

Let’s stop widespread plastic waste in March 2019

Yesterday, Theresa May pledged to eradicate all avoidable plastic waste in the UK by 2042. It is a worthy goal, and will be popular since nobody really likes waste, especially if it is entirely unnecessary. And at Freedom to Vape, we have a great suggestion for Mrs May as to how she can save a massive amount of plastic waste in one fell swoop. One of the aims of Freedom to Vape is to lobby the government for removal of pointless regulations on vaping imposed by the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), one of which is limiting e-liquid bottle sizes to 10ml for no discernible reason. Continue reading

Watch: New video from the Institute of Economic Affairs promoting Unilateral Free Trade

  The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has launched a new video this week highlighting the benefits of unilateral free trade post-Brexit. Do take a look at it. At just under three minutes, it's not going to take up much of your time, and it's well worth your time.  Continue reading