The Prime Minister and Chancellor put on notice over lockdown parties

By Joe Cooper Downing Street was rocked this afternoon by the news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak are both to be issued fines by the police for breaking lockdown laws. Earlier today, officials confirmed that the pair, along with the Prime Minister’s wife Carrie Johnson, had received notification of the fines…

Work hard, don’t play – the government’s lockdown easing strategy

By Tim Le Couilliard, Public Affairs The government is facing a policy crisis. Government ministers, officials, experts and scientists spent the first four months of lockdown scaring people into isolation; and perhaps they were too good at their job, or perhaps it was just easy to do, but now they are finding it hard to…