The President of the Centre for the New Europe, Europe’s leading Brussels based free market think tank, has just had this excellent article published in The Times

Headed ‘I bet I know why the BMA is banging on about that’, Stephen Pollard exposes the pseudo-science and professional self-interest behind this a new report from the BMA 

The BMA, no doubt mindful of new Gabling Act which allows people to make more decisions on how they spend their money, concludes that problem gambling should be treated on the NHS like any other illness and, wait for it:

“The BMA is concerned that there are insufficient treatment facilities available.”

As Pollard points out, the BMA recommends that an extra £10 million should be spent through the NHS, and another £10 million on campaigns against gambling. He concludes:

“To translate: hand over your money to us now.”