Making unused council building space available will allow greater space for pupils to be educated safely.
Posts Tagged: Sweden
The country’s leading epidemiologist seems to have abandoned his Coronavirus strategy, according to newspaper reports. But the truth is more complicated.
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.
By all indications, the country’s citizens have been some of Europe’s most compliant in observing lockdown.
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.
Our snap survey. Over half of our Conservative member panel backs Johnson’s plan. A third want a Sweden-style looser lockdown.
The Prime Minister has room and time to get the new policy right – at least as far as most Party members are concerned.
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.
The Chinese Communist Party doesn’t really believe in free or fair markets and has a strategy based on domination, not fair competition.
Our survey. Half the respondents back the Government’s South-Korean type plan. Just under a third want a Sweden-style approach.
The poll shows a Union Jack effect. Scratch the surface, and respondents back Johnson to the hilt. Probe deeper, and there are doubts.
With more people at home and severely restricted, the pandemic has exacerbated regulatory concerns about betting and gaming.
Daniel Hannan: The abuse, outrage and viciousness is hurled overwhelmingly at those of us who back ending the lockdown
A common threat, especially in the form of a pathogen, flicks switches in our brains, making us less tolerant of dissent.
The only way of pushing such a narrative is to remove context and nuance from the data.
When a drop in the curve of the virus is seen, the public’s health mustn’t be endangered by a blinkered pursuit of balancing the books.
Unless you think the projected caseload was wrong by an order of magnitude, it was the only way to buy time.