The Institute of Economic Affairs is closer to power than it has been for decades. In an exclusive investigation, Jonathan Gornall reveals how the organisation is funded by British American Tobacco and has links with senior conservative ministers
"If banning cartoon characters [on unhealthy foods] provides an environment that makes it easier for children to accept a wider range of [healthy] foods, that’s increasing choice, not removing it.” My comment in the this week
Deep concerns over public health as reveals MPs’ links to organisation backed by tobacco industry - read the full investigation here
Exposing the links between the Institute of Economic Affairs think tank, MPs, and British American Tobacco. An excellent piece by in . Concerning for public health initiatives and stresses the need for transparency.
The Institute of Economic Affairs is closer to power than it has been for decades. In an exclusive investigation, Jonathan Gornall reveals how the organisation is funded by British American Tobacco and has links with senior conservative ministers
My comment in article just out: "Public health interventions are ultimately about what future we want our children to have. Do we want as a society to do everything we can to support children in making healthy decisions?"
Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health An assidous takedown of a lobby group that is disguising the commercial interests of its (non declared funders) as pure ideology A modern classic
Won benefits most from a "small state" rather than a "nanny state"? Would yu be surprised to learn it's big business? Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health
Includes details of the 32 Tory MPs linked financially to the Institute of Ecomonic Affairs, funded by tobacco, sugar and alcohol
Possibly the most important piece of journalism I've ever seen from . The IEA is a threat to your democracy and way of life (and enjoys it).
Deep concerns over public health as reveals MPs’ links to organisation backed by tobacco industry—read the full investigation here
Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health
Exposing free market "think tanks" for the corporate sock puppets they are.
Fascinating insight into the IEA. Worth a read: "Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health"
Brexit has revealed that even doctors are not immune to Cadwalladr-esque conspiracy theories.
Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health. must read.
I have found it. Dangerous times, when people/groups with such ill advised beliefs could be so close to power.
BTW, the relevant article can be accessed here 'Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health' via
Tabac et lobbying. 2 fois moins de fumeurs en UK/France (8 millions/15). Pour remédier à cela l'IEA un organisme financé par British Tobacco, s'emploie à corrompre ds parlementrs britnqs /des dons et cadeaux afin de casser les politiqs de santé pub
Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health | The BMJ
#Brexit Institute of TOBACCO, ALCOHOL AND "FREE MARKET" Economic Affairs. En el Reino Unido, al salir de la Unión Europea, todavía más fuerza para las compañías tabaqueras y demás del "libre mercado". Vía
Anti-#publichealth and #bigtobacco funded Institute of Economic Affairs #IEA has links with senior UK conservative ministers and potential future Prime Minister - investigation
Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health-A must read
The IEA makes much of the fact that it seeks and receives no government funding. It is, however, less forthcoming about where it DOES get its money from.
⁦Building on our paper with ⁦⁩, key Atlas Network think tank put under scrutiny as mouthpiece for #big tobacco. Many more Atlas Network members need same treatment by ⁦⁦⁦⁩ and #publichealth community.
Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health | The BMJ
coruscating and much needed exposee of methods, funding, agenda and complete lack of credibility of in by the reliably excellent jonathan gornall. I am sure the ubiquitous , and are loving it
Interesting facts about a lobby setup increasingly dictating tory policy. ”... the organisation is part funded by British American Tobacco. In the past it has also taken money from the gambling, alcohol, sugar, and soft drink industries. ”
Who could have possibiy believed this! BigTobacco funding the anti-regulatory UK Standby for more "I don't knows" from its staff?
Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health | The BMJ
Next time you see anyone from talking about the NHS on TV remember who funds them. Their very appearance is a health warning.
IEA - funded by BAT and has links with senior conservative ministers. After orchestrating a series of attacks on public health initiatives, the IEA may now hold the key to No 10 Still waiting to see the IEA response to this Tumbleweed?
fascinating: Big tobacco, the new politics, and the threat to public health