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THOSE concerned by the overflying by aircraft of Nailsea (and presumably every other house in the country) should note the comments yesterday of, Tom Mullarkey, the head of Britain s accident prevention charity, RoSPA.  He said that: Personal freedom is

THOSE concerned by the overflying by aircraft of Nailsea (and presumably every other house in the country) should note the comments yesterday of, Tom Mullarkey, the head of Britain's accident prevention charity, RoSPA.

He said that: 'Personal freedom is under threat from 'mindless' attempts to eliminate danger from life'. He said that those who do so 'would be accused of constructing a nanny state and damaging personal freedom if they meddled in private lives ... 'absolute safety' is an unattainable goal'.

'Health and safety' rules are used to ban many things - all they often do is promote the nanny state.

As the head of RoSPA said: "The application of commonsense and balance is much more reasonable than the seeking of mindless increments towards 'absolute safety'."


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REV BRIAN M CAVE - Westway, Nailsea

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