If the policy was having its desired effect, you’d expect to see a drop in alcohol-related harms. Instead, you see no such thing.
Christmas is a very difficult time for many addicts, and lockdown has exacerbated the loneliness at the root of their suffering.
Last week, one of the many dangers of such a project became clear: the possibility of its use for rampant paternalism.
If the Government rolls back protectionist legislation left over from our EU membership, this booming export sector can reach new heights.
There is no doubt that innovation is needed to tackle a problem which is a blight on communities across the UK.
The Chancellor could please every beer & cider drinker; charity donor; motorhome manufacturer, retailer and owner; caravan site owner, and public toilet user in Britain.
Some MPs, such as Charlie Elphicke, have been pushing to bring it back not just to bring joy to passengers, but to help revitalise ports and other seaside towns.
If we can’t think of anything that’s going to do real good, maybe we could act like true Conservatives for once – and choose to do nothing at all?