It can never replace face to face help that families need, but it can provide quick answers, useful signposting and help to combat loneliness.
We need more information, transparency and scrutiny. A committee on the model of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards is required.
The key lesson from the Cambridge scheme is the importance of public support. Eighty per cent of students volunteered to take part.
The third in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and helping those in deep poverty.
Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
We know is that a lockdown is very damaging. The first one took around a quarter off our national income and output. We cannot afford to do that again.
We need to start listening to the right people – not hopeless people who get it wrong time and again, but face zero accountability.
We need to separate the Nightingales from other hospitals, build more of them – and use them as a means of isolating the infected.
Our latest survey finds that nine in ten Party members support such a move – a total that this latest news is unlikely to have reduced.
It’s important to have advisers, but “advisers advise and Ministers decide” – because the latter are accountable to the rest of us.
Publishing the figures will underline that Ministers are striving to be balanced. Never mind how it looks, though: better statistics will lead to better decisions.
The final part of a mini-series of three articles on obesity policy for ConservativeHome this week.
There will be real anger about the prospect of a digital winter break – unless there’s a very serious surge in deaths.
Publishing this information may lead to a more realistic understanding from the public of the real costs of the current strategy.
Correcting a deficiency could halve the infection rates in vulnerable groups – and more than halve the death rate for those who get infected.