LISTEN: Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns, discusses Westminster City Council's decision to refuse planning permission for a statue of Margaret Thatcher
Andrew Allison was interviewed on BBC Newcastle this morning about the proposed, and now rejected, statue of Margaret Thatcher in Parliament Square. Andrew said that whilst he agrees that there should be a statue of Lady Thatcher, now is not the right time.
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Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns, was invited to take part in a discussion on vaping on the BBC Sunday Politics programme in Yorkshire & Lincolnshire on 3 December.
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Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns, discussed Theresa May's future and Brexit in a four way discussion on TRT World.Read more
LISTEN: Andrew Allison discusses the new 'Freedom to Vape' report on the vaping policies of UK councils
Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns at The Freedom Association, discussed the new 'Freedom to Vape' report on the vaping policies of UK councils with Andy Comfort on BBC Radio Humberside last week. Click on the image below to listen to it.Read more
Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns, discusses Paperchase's decision to apologise for partnering with the Daily Mail in a promotional offer.Read more
Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns at The Freedom Association, discussed the issue of security v freedom on BBC Three Counties Radio, in the wake of more Islamist terrorist atrocities in Spain. The other guest is Professor Anthony Glees, Director of the Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies at the University of Buckingham. The presenter is Yasmeen Khan.
We now know that Gary Lineker, apprentice Socialist and presenter of Match of the Day, earns somewhere between £1,750,000-£1,799,000 a year. Chris Evans earns even more. On the flip side, I can't believe how the BBC is getting away with paying Andrew Neil so little (£200,000-£249,000) in comparison to someone like Huw Edwards, who gets paid £550,000-£599,000 a year. There is also a perceived gender pay gap. On his LBC show yesterday, Iain Dale asked Theresa May if Gary Lineker was worth ten Claire Baldings. That is a question that's going to hang around for a long time.Read more
At this year's Freedom Festival in Bournemouth, I chaired a panel discussion on vaping where I asked the following question: "Has science beaten smoking?" Joining me on the panel were Martin Cullip, Blogger; Angela Harbutt, Development Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA); and Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the IEA.Read more