View from the Margin

Politics from a 'Marginal' Perspective

Richard Baldwin has set out the strong case for another look at the way we tax sport in the UK in an article for the World Sports Law Report. This subject area is always difficult for law makers – because most of the high-profile cases are about very well paid athletes in a variety of …

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It’s official, Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland has become the top area for swimming participation, with adults aged 16+ enjoying the many benefits the sport provides along the way. The Active People Survey, which measures adult participation in sport and physical activity, has illustrated the dramatic rise of Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport from rank 32nd out …

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From September 1st I decided I would start blogging again. I hoped to restrict my blogging to the new world I now inhabit – sport and faith around the political class. So I imagined the first blog being about something sporty or faith based. Instead my day was dominated by everybody asking my views about …

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