26 Jan 2018

The Panel with Claire Matthews and Guy Williams (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:05 pm on 26 January 2018

One of Britain's biggest car insurers is in hot water after admitting it hikes its prices if users apply using a Hotmail email address. Admiral said some domain names were "associated with more accidents" than others. The panelists discuss what generalisations they have faced, or make, in their lives. What the Panelists Claire Matthews and Guy Williams want to talk about. A new study suggests just one cigarette a day increases a person's chance of heart disease and stroke. The report shows there's no safe level of smoking for such diseases so quitting completely is better than cutting back on the smokes. The taxpayers union released a report at the start of this year detailing why continued tax hikes don't encourage people to stop smoking, instead leading to financial burden for their families and an increase in crime. Taxpayers' Union executive director Jordan Williams joins the panel to discuss why e-cigarettes are a better choice. A new study out of Britian reports that microwave use across the European Union causes the same amount of carbon emission as 7 million cars. They're also among the fastest growing waste streams worldwide. So environmentally it would seem that microwaves should be a no-go, but is that feasible? We ask the panelists whether they could live without the handy kitchen device.