Column: 17 September 2010

I commend the good sense of Lincolnshire County Council for backing down over the issue of Mr McCullough allowing his seven year old daughter Isabelle to walk twenty metres to the Bus Stop every morning. It is nice to hear that parents are still allowed to bring up their children.

Many people my age will fondly recall their daily journey, often on foot, to the world of wonder and learning. Whilst I am not advocating a policy of forced hiking before the 9am start, The chaos which lay in the wake of Isabelle‚Äôs 20metre stroll to the bus stop is a sad comment on the Nanny State mentality. However, I find the outcome encouraging. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by Edward Leigh | September 17th, 2010

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