Wales is looking to ban e-cigs in enclosed public spaces. Brian Monteith is not surprised at yet more bullying.
The government has been exposed for deceiving the public by advocating smaller portions without price cuts – Brian Monteith says it’s no wonder people are turning to UKIP
The government has announced standardised restricted packaging of tobacco is a certainty. Brian Monteith argues why it is just yet more deceptive politics.
Unfortunately for the tolerant majority that want an open and liberal society the rising popularity of e-cigs is likely to disguise the failure of tobacco control, says Brian Monteith
Pension reform has brought a new defining line for personal freedom that politicians should learn from, says Brian Monteith
The Chancellor has abolished the automatic tax increase “escalator” on alcohol but kept it on tobacco, Brian Monteith argues he’s made a politically correct mistake
Just how absurd can the nanny state be and what can we do about it, asks Brian Monteith
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.