Cases, which can fluctuate, are often used as the sole measure of a country’s success in fighting Covid-19. But that’s wrong.
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The Education Secretary must lead school openings in less than a month. Which is why his Department needs new leadership now.
Johnson will almost certainly decide to tough it out. But he will have a big problem if school returns prove tricky.
Radical: While political leaders hide from confrontation, activists are winning the war on self-identification
In the weeks before recess, trans rights activists became more vocal in their efforts to stop Truss’s reform of the Gender Recognition Act.
Children are resilient. Often it is the parents who are more anxious. So get information out to them as quickly and simply as possible.
Plus: There is speculation of a Cabinet reshuffle soon, but I hear otherwise…
Virginia Crosbie: The UK is a beacon of hope across the world. We cannot let Coronavirus divide our family of nations.
With VJ Day approaching, we should never lose our pride in our shared military history and of our contribution to the vanquishing of tyranny.
From Brexit, to climate change, to the World Trade Organization, how would this administration align with the UK government?
Only a small portion don’t care at all about the Union – but a sizeable minority now view it as less important as other political goals.
James Somerville-Meikle: The SNP’s overhaul of hate crime legislation is a threat to freedom of expression in Scotland
Criminal behaviour under the new law would be based on offence caused, rather than intended – a significant difference to England and Wales.
Throwing money around will not help. A natonal effort is needed to show that the UK is a force for good in a troubled world.
Emma Revell: Young people socialising made Sturgeon “want to cry”. If only she got as upset over their debt burden.
During the EU referendum, many politicians claimed to be concerned about younger generations’ futures. But they’ve been mysteriously quiet recently.
Richard Holden: Across the “Blue Wall”, there’s little sign Starmer’s approach to the crisis has cut through
His “Goldilocks Politics” of “too much/too little, too fast/too slow” throughout the pandemic is unlikely to win over voters.
That Johnson’s recent visit was reported as though he were a Governor-General of Imperial India touring the North-West frontier is a bad sign.
Henry Hill: Davies touts ‘devolution revolution’ as the Welsh Tories try to shield their unionist flank
Also: Johnson in Scotland to fight back against the SNP; Tory backbenchers set up new unionist research caucus; and more devolved woe in Ulster.
Nick Cook: Watch Gove’s crucial role as a pro-Union strategist – with Scotland’s elections just ten months away
If the UK government is to succeed in stamping its mark through direct investment, it will need to channel the zeal usually reserved for an underdog.