Ardern’s tough approach has won her praise all over the world. But it’s hard to separate success from demographic advantage.
The pandemic has destroyed the idea that macroeconomic problems can be solved by throwing more stimulus at things.
With better medicine – as well as the threat of more rebellions – it’s no wonder the Government is easing Covid restrictions.
Whether he survives this political storm remains to be seen. But Conservatives won’t win the next election if they continue with their current policies.
Geographical and demographic differences make it impossible to decide who ‘won’ the battle with Coronavirus.
He said that we cannot vaccinate the population every six months. Ostensibly this sounded like bad news, but his message was, overall, a positive one.
Decision-makers are merely trying to appease those who would rather keep schools closed.
We have one of the best testing systems in the world. Our frustrations with it are, conversely, a reflection of its efficiency.
This constitutional experiment has failed, not least because there is no such thing as ‘the science’.
There are a number of indications that compliance wouldn’t as be as good as perhaps anticipated.
With hardly any debate, the Government wants to introduce legislation that will alter our way of life. Not if tens of Tory MPs have their say.
‘Let their frail elderly be unvisited in care homes. Let their weddings be postponed’, is the message of this Prime Minister.
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It would lay the foundations for a more equitable tax system, as well as helping to boost post-Covid economic growth.