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It has become increasingly clear that all this is less about what he did and entirely about who he is.
Also: Welsh Government abandons separate testing app to join UK-run scheme; Gove tries to downplay the Irish Sea border.
Also: Kawczynski clashes with colleagues over the future of Welsh devolution; Government capitulates on an Irish Sea border; and more.
Sturgeon, Wales, the shutdown row – and why a Four Nations policy is no substitute for a One Nation policy
The unique circumstances of the pandemic temporarily forged a common response, but cracks are already appearing and will only deepen.
Scotland and Wales have both declined to adopt the Government’s new ‘Stay Alert’ formulation, raising the prospect of a rift in approach.
In order to maintain a UK-wide approach, the infrastructure for a ‘test, trace, and track’ strategy has to be in place across the board at the same time.
‘The number itself was a distraction… tests without a purpose or a point are not a good use of the limited resources,’ Drakeford insists.
Alex Crowley: Why is a Conservative Government excluding two million microbusiness owners from financial support?
The Small Business Grant scheme should cover these businesses – and the furloughing plan allow sole company directors to work.
How prepared are we for strict social distancing for the forseeable future, compulsory masks, closed leisure facilities – and a semi-functioning economy?
The biggest bone of contention is that parks are closed in Newport – despite the advice in England that they should stay open.
Also: Supermarkets reject Drakeford’s bid to shift blame for deliveries fiasco; Welsh health minister faces calls to resign; and more.
Liam Fox: League tables, death rates, bed numbers – and other mistaken media measurements. Let’s stick to the facts.
Often, these are not only hugely inaccurate, but paint a damagingly distorted picture which can influence public opinion and, through doing so, public policy.
Also: Welsh Labour demand less alignment with London on coronavirus policy; and Sinn Fein isolated in objecting to Army support in Northern Ireland.
We have been blown away by the hundreds of people who have come forward to help. Out of bad comes good.