Daily Archives: February 9, 2010

Enjoyed Richard Revees’ blast against New Labour’s puritan streak in today’s FT. The Demos director’s main target is Andy Burnham’s plans to ban smoking in doorways.

It is not yet clear how the doorway rule would operate in practice….Perhaps we could mark-out six-yard boxes, around the doors, like the one around goals in football (Mr Burnham is a keen player). They might become known as “Burnham Boxes”.

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Brooke Masters, chief regulation correspondent, talks about the future of regulation in the UK.