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  • We need to reform the legal services
    Thursday, 17 January 2002

    Internal links Ministers consider plans to privatise court system To deplore the expense of the Bloody Sunday inquiry – which could cost taxpayers as much as £100m by the time it is completed – is to miss the p...

  • David McKittrick: What makes the loyalists angry is seeing the other side doing so well
    Thursday, 17 January 2002

    It seems almost indecent to be considering the state of the Irish peace process so soon after such a hard-working young man as Daniel McColgan was despatched to a pointlessly early grave by the loyalists. Yet even in their grief the first, instinc...

  • Peter Shears: The politics must be removed from food safety
    Thursday, 17 January 2002

    As the country is certified clear of foot-and-mouth disease, food-safety issues are once again in the news. After the headlines in December 1988 provoked by Edwina Currie declaring that most of the UK's egg production was infected with salmonella, pu...

  • MPs should treat their job as a full-time occupation
    Wednesday, 16 January 2002

    Internal links MP tries to make members give up extra jobs In all the debate that has taken place since the general election about how to reinvigorate our democracy, many grandiose and radical proposals have be...

  • Mary Dejevsky: Happy hour? You must be off your trolley
    Wednesday, 16 January 2002

    What innocence! When I first read about Tesco, Sainsbury's and the like experimenting with "happy hour", I envisaged a qualitative leap in what market researchers would call my shopping experience. I could stroll around one of these mega-markets ...

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