And Williamson’s negative rating halves in the wake of his intervention in the Batley Mohammed cartoons row.
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David Davis: The Covid public inquiry should open in October, be held in two stages – and prepare for the unexpected
First, it should present future recommendations within a year. Next, on a longer timescale, it should look at what went wrong.
Anthony Browne: The Government’s Covid-testing policy for schools seems strange, but rests on good science
When outraged parents first got in touch, I went into battle. But whilst the maths may seem deeply counter-intuitive, it holds up.
Jason Reed: Dowden’s latest task? Regulating the internet. Here’s what Australia can teach us about that challenge.
The UK has a lot to learn from the recent regulatory punch-up between Facebook and the Australian government.
Our network provides an in-person first point of health contact for millions, and play a central role in the vaccination programme.
WATCH: “People can make up their own view about whether I should have told my team to stop buying PPE”, Hancock tells Marr.
“It was the right thing to do”, argues the Health Secretary.
WATCH: Covid contracts are “a real cause for concern”, but I don’t want the Health Secretary to resign, says Starmer
Calling for this resignation is not what the public want to see, claims the Labour Party leader.
WATCH: Hancock – There isn’t “strong evidence that teachers are more likely to catch Covid than any other group”
“But I’ll leave it for the JCVI to set out what they think is the best order in which to do this”, says the Health Secretary.
Plans to formally integrate these two spheres are long overdue – so the Government must ensure it gets it right and does not neglect digital.
David Gauke: Ten years for lying on a form. Disproportionate – and characteristic of our cavalier approach to sentencing.
If we impose yet more draconian prison sentences to win a political arms race, the burdens on the taxpayer will become unsustainable.
When his family fell on hard times, education made the difference. Were there to be a vacancy in that department, he would be an obvious candidate.
Iain Dale: Why would any sensible person even think about booking a holiday in countries with low immunisation rates?
Plus: Twitter seems to know more about my medical state than my GP. And: Kuenssberg’s unguarded moment.
Our Cabinet League Table. Truss is still top, Johnson is up again – and Kwarteng comes straight in at fourth.
The Brexit deal bounce in our final survey of last year has left little room for a vaccine bounce in the first survey of this one.
The Prime Minister seems to be mulling some school re-openings pre-Easter. But how long will it last and who can really be sure?
And the NHS has now vaccinated three quarters of the over-80s.