He’s written a new book about avoidable deaths in the NHS, which plainly made a deep impression on him as Secretary of State.
Cummings has said he will hand over material to the inquiry. Will the committee ask the Government to do likewise?
Yesterday, he bent the passage of time – by giving the Commons the chance to carry out a Covid reckoning before the inquiry is up and running.
Defensive medicine may intellectually go against years of training and logic, but it keeps us legally protected. But it might not work in these wartime conditions.
I qualified as a personal trainer to train people in my spare time. The greatest challenge is breaking down the barriers people face to getting fit and healthy.
One way would be through a time-limited Department of Virus Legacy, much as DExEU did for Brexit, able to ensure that opportunities are grasped.
I’m putting out regular videos about the reasons for social distancing and self-isolation, and why the Government is adopting the testing strategy that it is.
The Exiting the European Union Committee has been renamed. The Conservative MPs elected to it are staunch Brexiteers.
These bodies will play an important role in holding this majority Government to account. What will Downing Street make of the results?
They frame the rest of our life in terms of health and prosperity. Public policy needs to catch up with this new body of evidence.
Plus: A crazy clergyman, a bonkers Imam, and unreason on obesity. Richard Holden’s innocence. And: I am ready for Desert Island Dicks.
The results of yesterday’s Select Committee elections weren’t at all bad for the Brexiteers – or Conservative Friends of Israel, for that matter.
There is a spike in hospital admissions every winter, yet we are taking far to little action either to prepare for it or prevent it.