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BSE and CJD
  
Why variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD) is different to other types of hazard. (November 2010)

This includes a comment on spending more money on research into variant CJD.
   
Response to Edinburgh University lecture on variant CJD (November 2010). 
 
Information on variant CJD in a second genetic type  (November 2010).

The Need for a Second BSE Inquiry (December 2016)

Economics 
 
Research on the Economics of Food Safety and its relevance to UK food safety policy.  This page includes a comment on economics and politics, and a discussion on the willingness to pay for public goods.  It also includes a comment on Alzheimer's Disease and the Government's Resource Allocation

Football and Head Injury

Football, Heading and Brain Injury: Time for Government Intervention.  This includes a list of former UK footballers with dementia; and a discussion on the

possible link between heading and cognitive decline. 


Football and Stadium Safety


All-Seater Stadiums: How the Hillsborough Disaster could have been avoided.  This includes an argument against 'safe standing'  at UK Football Grounds


Newcastle Local Interest

Food Retailing in Newcastle upon Tynea retrospective view (2011)

Discussion on the proposed Blue House Roundabout in Newcastle upon Tyne (2016)

Discussion on the development of green fields in North Tyneside (2016)

Nutrition, Safety and Food Policy

A citizen's income to help maintain food safety and a negative income tax to reduce food poverty.

The Possible use of Financial Incentives to Promote Health and a Discussion on a Fat Tax

The need for a Shorter, Simpler and Slower Food System (coming soon)


Politics and Political Commentary (2011/2012) 

Is the UK Liberal Party an Alternative to the Liberal Democrats (2011) ?

The Future of the Liberal and Liberal Democrat Parties in 2012.

Is the Green Party an Alternative to the Labour Party (2012) ?

Government policy on work experience overlooks unemployment (2012).

Supermarkets

The supermarket problem: unemployment, monopoly prices and food deserts.



Transport 
 
Transport Congestion, Safety and Over-Population, in London