Ben Kelly

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Wednesday, 29 July 2020

The high street needs to change - an online sales tax is not the answer

We didn’t tax compact discs to save vinyl, nor did we tax iPods to save the compact disc, and we …

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Monday, 20 July 2020

Protect human rights: don't replicate the European Arrest Warrant

One of the biggest but least discussed benefits of Brexit is leaving the European Arrest Warrant. It was frequently cited …

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Saturday, 18 July 2020

The highs and lows of lockdown parenting

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Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Cummings affair vindicates Johnson’s critics and destroys the government's moral authority

Why sacrifice your trusted advisor when you could instead sacrifice the integrity and moral authority of the whole government during …

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Friday, 22 May 2020

I just want to go to the pub

Last week I took my two-year-old son Charlie for a walk through the centre of Beverley, my lovely hometown. It …

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Thursday, 14 May 2020

Britain cannot live in Matt Hancock’s lockdown fantasy world forever

Once you understand that the government is wracked with uncertainty and isn’t sure what to do in the long term …

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Thursday, 7 May 2020

Britain’s coronavirus exit strategy must ensure that lockdown isn’t repeated

The prime minister is preparing to lay out his step by step strategy for phase two of the lockdown and …

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Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Lockdown lover Neil Ferguson risks undermining Britain's coronavirus exit strategy

Professor “lockdown” Neil Ferguson is no longer a Government advisor, he’s a very naughty boy! The epidemiologist, who leads the …

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Friday, 1 May 2020

Extend the Brexit transition

The prime minister has confirmed that the government will next week set out their plan to gradually reactivate the economy, …

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