Julian Jessop quoted in The Telegraph

Concerns have been raised by industry representatives that the chaos caused by the NHS Test and Trace app could lead to food shortages as millions face self-isolation. Quoted in The Telegraph, IEA Economics Fellow Julian Jessop argued that the disruption - which has seen Nissan and Rolls-Royce factories threatened with temporary closure – may "delay ... Continue reading

Emma Revell writes for The Telegraph

The number of people being told to self-isolate after having been "pinged" by the Covid app has risen to hundreds of thousands per week, putting massive strain on parts of the economy, including public services. Writing for The Telegraph, Emma argued that the flaws in the system must be fixed urgently to ensure the app ... Continue reading

Christopher Snowdon quoted in the New York Post

The New York Post has quoted IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics, Christopher Snowdon, in their coverage of the World Health Organisation's call to ban alcohol consumption for females in their 'child birthing years'. Christopher said the plan was "a classic World Health Organization idiocy.” "Not content with repeatedly dropping the ball on COVID-19 and dishing ... Continue reading

Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Mirror

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon has slammed the World Health Organisation's call to stop women of child bearing age drinking alcohol as "idiocy". Christopher's comments were reported in the Mirror, in which he said the advice was “unscientific, patronising and absurd.” Read the full article here.  ... Continue reading

Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Telegraph

In response the the World Health Organisation's call for women of childbearing age not to drink alcohol, IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon called the plan "unscientific and absurd". Christopher's comments were reported in The Telegraph: "This is classic World Health Organisation idiocy. Not content with repeatedly dropping the ball on Covid-19 and dishing ... Continue reading

Dr Kristian Niemietz writes for The Spectator

In an op-ed for The Spectator, IEA Head of Political Economy Dr Kristian Niemietz has welcomed the UK's successful vaccine rollout but warned "NHS cheerleaders should not get too carried away". Kristian explained that vaccine distribution by other healthcare systems in Europe which are based on social insurance models, for example, also distributed vaccines as ... Continue reading

Kristian Niemietz writes for 1828

In an article for 1828, IEA Head of Political Economy Dr Kristian Niemietz has called out conspiracy peddlers behind the claim that the UK made secret deals with President Donald Trump for the privatisation of the NHS. Now Trump has gone and the claims have been disproved, Kristian explains NHS privatisation hysteria will find a ... Continue reading

Annabel Denham writes for the Daily Express

IEA Director of Communications Annabel Denham has penned an op-ed in the Daily Express, arguing that the new Office for Health Promotion (OHP) should not become Public Health England in all but name. The new quango aims to tackle obesity and encourage healthy lifestyles, but Annabel warns this could mean more liberty infringing diktats. Annabel ... Continue reading