Tag Archives: David Cameron

Restricting access to pornography: principled and practical reasons why I object

This post is arriving ridiculously late, but – at some point now lost in the mists of time (OK, a week ago today) – the UK government announced their intention to require Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access to … Continue reading

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Michael Gove thinks memorisation is crucial to education, but why?

Whatever else he may be, Michael Gove is an intriguing man. He’s probably the most interesting person on the Conservative frontbench, and not just because he’s rapidly emerging as a prominent “anyone but Boris” contender to be the next party … Continue reading

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The private sector is always going to be more expensive

So, you may be aware of David Cameron’s latest wheeze, which is being described as privatising the roads.  I’m not sure that’s an accurate description, and, frankly, neither is anyone else – not as the result of any failure of … Continue reading

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Incoherence in government housing policy

On Monday, David Cameron gave a speech to the CBI which touched on housing issues.  The government’s housing policy has long been incoherent, and Cameron’s speech served to throw much of the incoherence into high relief.  My main focus in … Continue reading

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