While the light at the end of the tunnel appears to be here in the global battle with Coronavirus, it makes sense to plan for the unexpected.
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They were designed as a last resort, but as Coronavirus cases have gone up there are more signs of them being put into use.
More restrictions considered, as compliance with the “stay home” message drops. But which measures can be strengthened?
Given the current situation with Coronavirus, it’s likely that restrictions will be tightened. There’s only so much room to extend them, though.
Vaccine strategies in Europe. France battles anti-vaxxers, while Merkel is blamed for procurement failures.
Both countries have had difficulties accelerating the speed at which they vaccinate. So what factors have been to blame?
Local councils in England received £30 million in funding to help them put together teams of compliance officers. So how has it been used?
There are still lessons that others can learn – namely, that it has been creative, above all else, in getting the vaccine out.
2021 and the race to normality. Post-vaccine hospitalisation and transmission data are key to reopening the economy.
The Government must speed up its vaccination programme, but until it understands the effect on transmission, tiers are here to stay.
U-turn of the year – A Level results and the Government abandoning the Ofqual algorithm for predicted grades
August’s debacle has won this category – although other U-turns are not much further behind.
Best and worst Government moment: the Brexit trade deal and Cummings’ road trip to Barnard Castle, respectively
Our panelists were also impressed with the Government’s decision to order 350 million doses of the vaccine.
And, as with yesterday, Truss came second in our survey, this time for her speech on the “Fight for Fairness”.
Liz Truss came second after our panelists offered their own suggestions for this category.
The country has been celebrated for its libertarian approach to Coronavirus. But its Prime Minister and even its King have since deemed this a “failure”.
Ambitious, energetic, but quiet on the culture wars – a year on from Johnson’s “stonking” majority, what have we learned?
From managing the pandemic, to trying to spark a green industrial revolution, the Prime Minister has taken on an enormous number of projects.
Although they’re designed to remind people of the dates they got their jabs, it’s been hinted that they could be used in a similar way to the Test and Trace app.
Evidence suggests the Government needs to tackle people’s anxiety, not conspiracy theories.