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There’s nothing conservative about Sunak’s smoking ban

5 October 2023

10:03 PM

5 October 2023

10:03 PM

Is Rishi Sunak the least Tory Tory PM ever? He’s fundamentally Californian at heart: witness his terrible policy to ban cigarettes to anyone born from 2009 which was announced to great fanfare at conference.

That’s what contemporary Conservatism has come to: compulsory clean living

Fortunately, I belong to the lucky generation that can still kill itself with tobacco, though I write as a failed smoker.

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