As published in the Daily Mail: Last night in his sombre address to the nation, the Prime Minister told us that he was putting the safety of the country before the economy, and was only going to marginally relax the lockdown. His judgement on that may be right, and it accords with the public mood. […]
David Davis MP and Matt Ridley write in The Sunday Telegraph on the modelling which led to the lockdown.
As published in The Sunday Telegraph: Professor Neil Ferguson of Imperial College “stepped back” from the Sage group advising ministers when his lockdown-busting romantic trysts were exposed. Perhaps he should have been dropped for a more consequential misstep. Details of the model his team built to predict the epidemic are emerging and they are not pretty. […]
As published in the Daily Mail: When challenged on the decisions that they have taken in the past few months, ministers invariably answer: ‘All our decisions are based on the science’. That makes it sound as though the decisions are based on black and white facts, but they are not. For our scientists are working […]
As reported in the Hull Daily Mail: Yorkshire MP David Davis has said people are coming to him “in droves” to complain about the behaviour of the police during the coronavirus lockdown. The Haltemprice and Howden MP said constituents were contacting him concerned they would not be able to visit sick relatives – or attend […]