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Today’s stories from and about the CPS, as well as some of the most interesting articles seen online.


Lewis James Brown, Web 2.0 Manager at the CPS, considers the Occupy protests in London and concludes that supporters of smaller government have failed to build on the pre-election calls of writers like Fraser Nelson and Janet Daley to convince the electorate of the moral case for a smaller state – ‘Supporters of the smaller state have failed to make the moral case for cuts’

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Bill Jamieson writes on the UK economy for The Scotsman and makes mention of Ryan Bourne’s Adrenalin Now paper – ‘Bill Jamieson: UK has to get a grip on growth’

Board Member Fraser Nelson on the UK’s vast supply of Shale Gas and how it is being ignored – ‘The poverty of Britain’s energy debate’ (The Spectator)

Allister Heath lectures tonight for the CPS on ‘How to Revive the British Economy’. His column is a must read as always – ‘Time to shake up transport policies’ (City AM)

CPS Research Fellow Cristina Odone – “Why Paul Goodman is right (and brave) to take on Douglas Murray’s Muslim-bashing” (The Telegraph)

Other links

The Ernst & Young ITEM Club economic forecast

Eurozone economy: G20, UK and US pressure on EU (Andrew Neil for BBC) 

The Tory Right will use a referendum vote to tell David Cameron what it really thought of that reshuffle (The Telegraph)

City of London protests: You’ve picked the wrong target, comrades (Daniel Hannan for The Telegraph)

It’s time to get emotional in support of markets (Crash Bang Wallace)

Big Brother bin searches double in a single year as councils snoop through the rubbish of 30,000 families (Daily Mail)

Paul Goodman: Why the Conservative frontbench broke off relations with Douglas Murray – and what happened afterwards (Conservative Home)

Multiculturalism: if the Aussies ‘get it’, why don’t we? (The Commentator)

More privileges for prisoners (Taxpayers’ Alliance)

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Date Added: Monday 17th October 2011