Food fraud: a growing problem

The very few that watched Defra questions in Parliament on Thursday last would have witnessed shadow environment secretary Mary Creagh trying to breathe life into the “horsemeat scandal”, positioning it – as she always has tried to do – as a health scare...

Climate change: playing the health card

Launched upon the unsuspecting world today is a report headed “The Unpaid Health Bill – How coal power plants make us sick”. Aimed at coal-fired electricity generation, this is a naked attempt to play the “health card”, bolstered by faux...

UK politics: Lib-Dems “cockroaches”

The ghastly Tim Farron meant “strong as” cockroaches. “We are a bit like cockroaches after a nuclear war, just a bit less smelly, we are made of sterner stuff”, he says.But other characteristics come to mind. In London especially, they infest...

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