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Our nanny state holds back Britain’s young

30 April 2023

3:25 AM

30 April 2023

3:25 AM

Clever people often believe that their cleverness gives them the right to control other people. Nowhere is this more manifest than in nanny state Britain.

So fixated was Public Health England on shielding us from our own bad decisions that when an infectious disease arrived on our shores the quango was woefully unprepared.

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