Here are three measures the Department of Education should take to stop this from happening.
Children’s health is too often weaponised as a justification for pushing through all sorts of unnecessary new punitive taxes and regulations.
First, it should present future recommendations within a year. Next, on a longer timescale, it should look at what went wrong.
The Government needs to provide an educational route map out of Coronavirus for schools and colleges – so that they can prepare.
And the threat to the NHS seems distant enough to experiment with the relaxation of the two metre rule.
It has become increasingly clear that all this is less about what he did and entirely about who he is.
From medical equipment, to herd immunity, to data collection, everything has been reduced and given no nuance.