The EU is quietly becoming our supernanny – without us ever asking, says Brian Monteith
Why are politicians so intent on making us live longer? Do they not understand quality of life has now become far more important, argues Brian Monteith
Seemingly out of nowhere smoking in cars with kids present will be banned and plain packaging moves ever closer – all while England drowns, the break-up of the UK grows nearer and an EU referendum looks less likely. Brian Monteith explains why.
A new study shows even heavy smokers’ lungs can be used in transplants without any riskier outcomes – why then the silence from Tobacco controllers, asks Brian Monteith
The lords has voted to allow legislation by government order for a ban on smoking in cars where children are present. Brian Monteith argues the issues are far, far bigger than what are being debated.
Campaigns to limit what we drink take many styles, the latest is to encourage smaller glasses, but Brian Monteith believes it misunderstands human behaviour
A new year a new health scare… Brian Monteith says 2014 seems set to continue where 2013 left off – with the Fat Controllers and other public Health hawks and harridans telling us what’s good for us
Brian Monteith responds to the claims that the alcohol industry has an unfair advantage over public health bodies by arguing that in Britain the reverse is the case
Politicians have been at it again, says Brian Monteith, fresh from attacking our lifestyle freedoms the Coalition Government is seeking to find new scares that it can use to suggest it is our saviour.
The accusation of bias is often levelled at the BBC but, Brian Monteith argues, other broadcasters can be just as culpable in producing one-sided monologues…