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A nudge in the wrong direction?

Guest Contributor

I chaired the Science and Technology Committee inquiry into Behaviour Change. Our Report, which was published today, makes some interesting findings about efforts by the Government to change the way we behave. Perhaps the most important thing we say is that to solve the really big problems that face society – like increasing levels of…

Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee


Each week a stack of papers lands on my desk – the regulations published by government that week. Today we considered 90 of them – a pile 6 inches thick.  Doubtless I’ll find the chance to comment in more detail later. For today just two thoughts:  Inflation is running at 10% plus if SIs are…