Blog Review 626


The big news today is of course David Davis taking the Chiltern Hundreds over the 42 day detention matter. John Redwood is impressed, The Guardian has links to a series of posts and Fraser Nelson thinks that the last resignation on a matter of principle was over the Corn Laws.

Of course there was another vote last night as well and here are the results.

Adam Smith noted this all those years ago, that businessmen seldom meet....except to engage in a conspiracy against the public.

One view of climate change certainly: if perhaps a rather pithy manner of expressing it.

Yes, the minimum wage does indeed have deadweight costs. Some, as these, are trivial, but not all of them will be.

It's amazing what tax money gets spent on, isn't it?

And finally, a possibly accurate calculation of when the next general election will be.