Author page: Liam Stewart

Boris Johnson should shape up, gastric bands and calorie labels in restaurants are not going to solve obesity in the UK

Photo Credit: IJClark My relationship with food has always been a bit toxic. When I was a child I was a fussy eater. As a teen I binge ate. Happily, things today are much better, but I still have days where I binge eat, or get anxious around drinking alcohol or eating certain foods. I was about eight when other children In…

What the Robert Jenrick Story Tells Us About Corruption in the UK

Credit: Chris McAndrew / UK Parliament (Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0)) In any normal world, Robert Jenrick would have resigned by now. If you aren’t aware of the Housing Secretary’s misdemeanor, Jenrick is accused of facilitating a ‘cash for favours’ deal in which he approved a housing development on the Westferry Printworks site in Tower Hamlets, a site owned by Conservative Donor…