It’s speeches for Sunak, Patel and Raab; interviews in different formats for Gove, Hancock and others; while others still are relegated to panels…
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His instinct to bring together various reserves to create a ‘Second Line’ was crucial in the First World War; leaders today should take inspiration.
Ryan Bourne: It’s time to admit that Eat Out to Help Out was a mistake – because it boosted the resurgence of the virus
It was “the most commonly reported activity in the two to seven days prior to symptom onset” for infected individuals in the contact tracing system.
Dean Russell: Why we must back this housing plan – for the sake of young people, first-time buyers, and people with lower incomes
I have been frustrated, but unsurprised, by the unfounded rhetoric by some opposition politicians to the Planning White Paper.
From calling the measures “dystopian”, to criticising Whitty and Vallance’s latest graph, there were some scathing speeches.
“Some of them have had to sign contracts for accommodation – so it’s quite a complicated issue, and I don’t see the Government talking about it at all.”
WATCH: “Young people have paid a huge price during this crisis… it’s only fair to get them back to university” – Dowden
“It’s important for students not to have to give up a year of their life by not going to university”.
WATCH: “Students didn’t start this current phase of the epidemic…” but university spread was “entirely predictable”
“The risk areas were first year students within halls of residents as well as face to face teaching”, says Professor Mark Woolhouse, an epidemiologist.
WATCH: Gupta – “The best way we can protect lives” is by allowing “the infection to spread among those who are not vulnerable.”
That way “immunity is built up in the population, which then brings the risk of infections down… to those who are vulnerable to Covid.”
WATCH: “Lack of clear communication from the Government” is “why we’re not seeing high levels of compliance”, says Stevens
“People should follow the guidance, but there’s a lot of confusion out there,” says the Shadow Culture Secretary.
“We don’t really want a rebellion; we’re trying to support the Government in getting this done by saying ‘let us vote on these measures'”.
The Coronavirus coverup, assaults on democracy and the appalling genocide of the Uyghur Muslims mean that the world must distance itself from the CCP.
Profile: Graham Brady, who played a quiet part in deposing May, and now keeps a watchful eye on Johnson
The Chairman of the 1922 Committee’s Executive is an enemy of rule by decree and a stern upholder of parliamentary scrutiny
Kevin Hollinrake: Replacing council tax and stamp duty should be part of the roadmap for a fairer Britain
The former, in particular, is exacerbating social inequalities. Instead, we need a proportional property tax.
With the 10pm curfew starting tomorrow, Sunak’s “imaginative” measures will need to come within days
The Chancellor has refused to extend his furlough scheme. Could a German-style system be what comes next?