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Now the EMA wants to regulate risk

Paul McBeth
Fri, 08 Oct 2021

Now the EMA wants to regulate risk
How far should the government go? (Image: Getty)
Paul McBeth
Fri, 08 Oct 2021
It’s a sad day when the country’s business leaders urge the government to thrust regulation upon them and force them to act in a way they’re perfectly capable of doing themselves.These are usually the voices urging for a smaller government with a lighter regulatory regime to let responsible people make responsible decisions.You’d think business lobbies have enough confidence in their members to let them decide how and when to use the looming digital vaccine passport. Alas, the time of covid appears to double as the time...

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