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These are the droids you’re looking for

This report from UK think tank the Adam Smith Institute presents an optimistic vision for artificial intelligence,

Failed safe?

This report from UK think tank Resolution Foundation looks at enforcing workplace health and safety in the

A response to the SCHEER opinion on electronic cigarettes

This report from UK think tank EPICENTER looks at flawed e-cigarette regulation plans. In September 2020, the

Streamlining the quango state

This report from UK think tank the Adam Smith Institute looks at making the case for reforming

Funding fibre

This report from UK think tank the Social Market Foundation looks at how to bring fast, affordable

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By Alex Hoagland

In an effort to maintain and improve road safety, drivers in the mainland of the United Kingdom are required to…

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By Shanker Singham; Radomir Tylecote; Victoria Hewson

Withdrawal from the EU must mean regulatory autonomy for the United Kingdom – sovereignty over its regulations. This reflects the…

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By Chris Snowdon

This report aims to provide estimates of: (a) the size and value of the UK’s illicit cannabis market in 2016/17…

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By Daniel Pryor

This report looks at the effects of smoking cigarettes and how it can be minimised by using e-cigarettes and vaping.…

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By Various Authors

Since 2007 it has not been permitted to advertise food and drink that is high in fat, salt or sugar…

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By Jamie Fraser; Christopher Snowdon

In a risk-obsessed society, nation-states within the EU and elsewhere face the dilemma of paternalist intervention. There is an ever-increasing…

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By Tim Cowen; Phillip Blond

In “TECHNOPOLY” and what to do about it: Reform, Redress and Regulation, ResPublica, with the support of the Big Innovation…

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By Professor Philip Booth

The extent of regulation of insurance companies has grown significantly in recent decades. The ‘freedom with publicity’ regime which defined…

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By Christopher Snowdon

The Nanny State Index tracks paternalistic lifestyle regulations that the European Parliament proposed in its current and previous legislative terms.…

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