Written by Dr Madsen Pirie | Monday 20 August 2012
A new Adam Smith Institute briefing paper based on a YouGov poll commissioned by the Institute reveals that large majorities of the British public reject many aspects of the nanny state and prefer to make their own decisions.
Dr Madsen Pirie is President of the Adam Smith Institute. He subscribes to a broadly empirical and libertarian philosophy and values the insights of the Austrian School of Economics. He has written books on logic, philosophy, economics, and children's science fiction. His own website is at www.madsen-pirie.com