Anne Main

Badgers... Time for Evidence-Based Policy Rather Than Policy-Based Evidence

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Politics
Philip Mansbridge

This week heralded an all too familiar event in the UK Parliament - a House of Commons debate on the badger cull. With the second year of culling having very recently completed, politicians and animal lovers alike are eagerly awaiting the news of just how many badgers were killed over the last six weeks in Gloucestershire and Somerset.

Tory MP Anne Main: Why Not Use Fat Calipers On 'Lardy Children'?

PA/The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Politics

If the government enforces proposals to ban adults from smoking in cars with children then it may as well "get out the fat calipers" whenever "lardy c...

Theresa Villiers Cleared Of Wrongdoing By Downing Street Over Undeclared Lunch With Lobbyist

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

A Downing Street inquiry into allegations against Cabinet minister Theresa Villiers has cleared her of wrongdoing over an undeclared lunch with a lobb...

Ned Simons

'I'm Not Listening To This Rubbish' | Ned Simons | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Politics

Ukip leader Nigel Farage arrived in Manchester floating the idea of joint Tory-Ukip candidates at the next election, however his charm offensive came ...

Anne Main MP Writes To Leveson Over BBC Handling Of Jimmy Savile Allegations

PA | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

Below is a full transcript of the letter Anne Main MP has addressed to Lord Justice Leveson urging his Inquiry to look into the BBC's handling and rep...