The combination of shutdown fever, furlough, Black Lives Matter, summer and the fledgling test and trace system don’t bode well.
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And the threat to the NHS seems distant enough to experiment with the relaxation of the two metre rule.
The ideas of that decade are still with us, staggering around like a zombie in a garish “Global Hypercolor” t-shirt.
In 2016, 38 per cent of voters in Scotland backed Brexit. So why is the Party currently stuck at 23 per cent in the polls for next year’s Holyrood election?
Given the salience of the topic, we are republishing the Chair of the Foreign Select Committee’s article above each day this week.
With the NHS apparently out of danger, and daily cases in decline, the fear factor is clearly falling – at least, if one’s measure is how people are behaving.
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.
By all indications, the country’s citizens have been some of Europe’s most compliant in observing lockdown.
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.
Ryan Bourne: A view so radical that some simply won’t see it. The driver of our problems isn’t lockdown. It’s the virus.
Impacts on the margin shouldn’t be used to mask the big picture: private activity mimicked shutdowns before they happened.
They seem no less relevant this morning than they were yesterday – and are unlikely to be answered this afternoon.
The proposals he will announce this evening can’t simply be taken on trust by voters.
Some areas, people and businesses must be allowed to get back to normal quicker than others – however unjust that may seem.
Why Johnson feels he can ignore his right-wing critics. And how he is backed by a dog that isn’t barking: Conservative MPs.
The political logic of the Prime Minister’s choice is solid enough. But we’re past the stage where his Sunday statement can simply be taken on trust.
Trying to decipher which Government has been “best” and “worst” at handling the crisis is a tricky endeavour.