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Local councils in England received £30 million in funding to help them put together teams of compliance officers. So how has it been used?
David Davis: We are on course to be trapped in never-ending shutdowns with no exit route. Here is an alternative strategy.
We need to separate the Nightingales from other hospitals, build more of them – and use them as a means of isolating the infected.
Iain Dale: Stop this utter selfishness and pathetic whinging about not having a normal Christmas to look forward to
Plus: After the kidnapping of this Christian girl, we should cut off aid to Pakistan. And: Muslims must face up the fact that terror is claimed in their name.
There will be real anger about the prospect of a digital winter break – unless there’s a very serious surge in deaths.
Graham Brady: The Government must account properly for the full cost of lockdowns, restrictions – and Covid-19 itself
Publishing this information may lead to a more realistic understanding from the public of the real costs of the current strategy.
It is a bad sign both for the Government and devolution that the Greater Manchester Mayor has been able to run rings round Ministers.
Rob Stark meets a bloody end in Game of Thrones. But he won every battle he fought first – and the Greater Manchester Mayor is following his example.
WATCH: Johnson raises Greater Manchester’s Covid restriction level – without local authority agreement
Burnham wants £65 million extra, the Government is offering £60 million – and says that it shouldn’t give the city more help than others elsewhere.
Gove says ministers will have to “look at the position” to bring the virus under control if agreement can’t be reached.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester warns that ‘trapping’ the city in Tier Three restrictions will do more harm than good.
The duplicity from the Mayor of Greater Manchester amounts to a dire failure of leadership.
Brooks Newmark: How to eradicate the blight of rough sleeping once and for all by the end of this Parliament
It needs a clear prevention strategy in place by year-end, to provide a clear framework for local councils, and to roll out the Housing First Programme.
Neil O’Brien: The next algorithm disaster – coming to a Conservative constituency near you. This time, it’s housing growth.
Most Tory MPs will be seeing large increases in the housing targets for their seats, while many Labour MPs see their local targets reduced.
Chris Newton: In imposing new Coronavirus restrictions, the Government isn’t doing anything it said it wouldn’t do
Johnson warned that if there was a significant rise in the infection rate, he would not hesitate to “put on the brakes”.