No smoke without ire

by Stephen Tall on February 15, 2006

As the chance may not occur again, I am going to take this opportunity to quote with unreserved approval from this morning’s Torygraph leader:

Last night’s decision by the House of Commons to ban smoking on all licensed premises and in private members’ clubs in England is perhaps the most Draconian infringement of personal liberty yet imposed by this Government, and it is depressing that so many Conservatives and Liberal Democrats joined forces on so illiberal a measure.

(My more considered thoughts on this issue can be read here.)