One area that has had relatively little attention, but could get much more, is the behaviour of commercial landlords across the country.
Two recent cases show how easy it is for such documentation to be challenged.
Some areas, people and businesses must be allowed to get back to normal quicker than others – however unjust that may seem.
Plus: Shapps’ presentational success and Hancock’s stuck tests. And: whatever Johnson says on Sunday, he’ll be damned either way.
In order to maintain a UK-wide approach, the infrastructure for a ‘test, trace, and track’ strategy has to be in place across the board at the same time.
When used against an indiscriminate shock like the Coronavirus, it can become a huge weight on the private sector.
I just think that it is better to be cautious for a few weeks more, be clear that we are over it, and are not risking a second wave now, or during the winter.
One way would be through a time-limited Department of Virus Legacy, much as DExEU did for Brexit, able to ensure that opportunities are grasped.
Here, the recovery of our automotive and construction sectors is crucial – firms in the region directly employ around 46,500 people.
The pundits have the UK’s lost output at up to 30 per cent of GDP: personally, I anticipate it to be less, and closer to 10 per cent to 15 per cent.
The Chinese Communist Party doesn’t really believe in free or fair markets and has a strategy based on domination, not fair competition.
Plus: In my view, there is no case at all to merit a decision to do anything other than keeping the lockdown, maybe with a few tweaks.
It may prove easier to maintain coordination when imposing the rules than easing them, especially if regional variegation is called for.
The pandemic has huge geopolitical implications. Britain can better its aspirations by joining the CPTPP.
The idea that we should not seek the closest commercial relationship with the United States is unconscionable.