Christopher Snowdon [@cjsnowdon] Releases the First EU Nanny State Index

Christopher Snowdon of the IEA has released the first EU Nanny State Index and it makes depressing reading for those of us in the UK. According to the analysis, that assesses the tax and regulation of ‘sins’ such as smoking and drinking, the UK is rated 3rd worst — far, far behind places like Germany!!

This is important work by Chris so go check it out and share it far and wide…

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  1. Yes – in some ways modern Germany is less statist than modern Britain.

    I suspect because statism was so discredited in Germany – the terms “Safety Nazi” and “Health Fascist” have a real meaning in the land once ruled by Mr Hitler.

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