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Posts Tagged: Local government
“We should all respect due process and fair hearing, rather than tolerate criminal acts and mob rule.”
Eamonn Butler: More state provision won’t fix social care. It needs partnerships with independent providers.
Investors should create new homes – in an economies-of-scale dozen at a time, and lease a whole care package to local authorities.
Luke Evans: Covid-19 has put a stop to much. But not to one big local problem, which continues. Rows over planning.
I’ve been thinking about how we can make planning even more accountable and predictable too. I would love to hear your thoughts on my ideas.
David Gauke: A localised piloting, regional approach to ending lockdown. It’s what should happen – and now it may.
Recognise that different conditions apply in different places. Advance where we can. Build up evidence when we need to. Less haste, more speed.
If enough of us download this app, we can, through our joint endeavours and the trace and test programme, suppress the virus.
The Government has ways of evading commitment to the national reproduction rate of the virus as the determinant of policy.
Why the track and trace plan is set to be a long hard slog – with its shifting targets, self-isolation questions and “plough waves”
Rolling out enough tests with enough trackers, and then putting effective self-isolation in place, is very much a process rather than an event.
If you thought staying in lockdown was hard, wait until you see what trying to get out of it is like. But here’s how Johnson could do it.
A successful test, track and quarantine policy would open the door to local paths out of this national shutdown.
Exactly a decade after forming a government with the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats are languishing on the political fringes – where did it all go wrong?
Andy Street: Our West Midlands recovery plan – and why no one-size-fits-all Whitehall scheme would work
Here, the recovery of our automotive and construction sectors is crucial – firms in the region directly employ around 46,500 people.
To kick off the restart debate on a practical level, here are five areas to consider for the first phase of any amendment to the current restrictions.
And England’s NHS National Medical Director says that PPE needs to get to the frontline following “the guidance that was approved two weeks ago”.
Danny Kruger: The charities package and real conservatism. Our focus is on neither the individual nor the state, but on what’s between them.
The Treasury’s decision is a vital moment in the battle against coronavirus and in the emerging consensus about the country we want to be in future.
Luke Evans: It feels here that this week is the lull coming before the storm that you hope will never arrive
I’m acutely aware that in our rural communities, where we are a few weeks behind major cities, knowing someone in hospital is more rare.