This is “the highest recorded level of borrowing in our peacetime history”, says Sunak, as he outlines new steps for the economy.
O’Brien has arrived to find the MP for Havant already in place, who though not a former think tank head is no policy slouch.
“From next month, weekly tests will be available to staff in prisons, food manufacturing, and those delivering and administering Covid vaccines.”
The panellists are: Isaac Levido, Arlene Foster, Kirstene Hair, Danny Kruger & Jane Stevenson. Paul Goodman will chair the event.
Theresa May abstained and seems to have done so deliberately, after making a speech critical of the Government’s proposals.
Fox floated a new Parliamentary committee to “determine that decisions across all parts of Government have been taken on the best available evidence”.
“We would also reach a point where the NHS was no longer there for everyone. The sick would be turned away because there was no room in our hospitals.”
England goes into lockdown and furlough is back, but “the scientists…are unanimously optimistic about the medium and the long term future.”
CCHQ unveils a re-application process for all on the list. The terms sound fair enough. But never mind the quality, feel the jargon…
We would like to hear from people under the age of 35 with an exciting idea or contribution to policy debate.
The media have been quick to pick up on some less well-chosen remarks, but this paints a misleading picture of the full debate.
Sunak pushes for a shift in approach – referring both to “difficult decisions to save lives” and “doing everything in our power to protect…jobs and livelihoods”.
Our columnist says that “the likely spike in admissions would likely wash over the NHS like a tidal wave over a tiny sandcastle”.
That’s the biggest Tory revolt so far on a virus-related division, and enough potentially to defeat the Government in future.
“We will now simplify and standardise our local rules by introducing a three tiered system of local Covid Alert Levels in England.”