Eamonn Butler

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Eamonn Butler is the director of the Adam Smith Institute, which he co-founded with his brother, Stuart Butler, and Madsen Pirie in 1978. 1
Butler is also the vice president of the Mont Pelerin Society. 2 He sits on the Advisory Board of Nurses for Reform. 3


Butler is intricately linked to Forest. He is an “officer” of the “Friends of FOREST Facebook, which is run by Simon Clark of Forest. 4
He is also a columnist for The Free Society, which is also run by Forest. 5

Against Display Bans and Further Controls on Tobacco

The Letter to the Daily Telegraph

In March 2011, Butler was one of 11 signatories of a Letter to the Editor to the Daily Telegraph attacking the Government’s position on tobacco control and arguing against further restrictions.

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  1. Adam Smith Institute, Key People, ASI website accessed April 2012
  2. Eamonn Butler, Website, Accessed July 2011
  3. Nurses for Reform Website, Advisory Board, Accessed July 2011
  4. Facebook, Friends of Forest Facebook page Accessed July 2011
  5. The Free Society, Eamonn Butler, Accessed July 2011