Government’s handling of Covid-19 is a very British disaster
Claims by Downing Street and Public Health England that they ‘got it right’ cannot be allowed to stand
This is blistering in the Telegraph. Yes, the Telegraph. British exceptionalism has brought an exceptional outcome. We have both an eye-watering number of avoidable deaths and a staggering amount of avoidable economic damage.
Daisy Rose 🌼🌹🇵🇸 #CorbynWasRight
This is a damning report. You have culled our elderly.
'We have both an eye-watering number of avoidable deaths and a staggering amount of avoidable economic damage. The purported trade-off between lives and jobs – always a false choice – has instead spared neither. It is the worst of both.'
This from a paper that - while it never deemed Johnson fit to be its editor - has championed him as prime minister more loudly than anyone.
'Government’s handling of Covid-19 is a very British disaster' by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard A Covid cardiologist at a top London hospital says...
The TELEGRAPH 👇 😳 British exceptionalism has brought an exceptional outcome. We have both an eye-watering number of avoidable deaths & a staggering amount of avoidable economic damage
“We discharged known ... cases into care homes which were unprepared, with no formal warning that the patients were infected, no testing available, and no PPE ... We actively seeded this into the very population that was most vulnerable.”
UK Gov’s handling of Covid-19 is a very British disaster
“By all means let us clap our NHS staff but are we implicitly also being asked to clap the managerial and bureaucratic structure responsible for these policies? Is it henceforth taboo to raise a whisper of criticism against the edifice?” Very good piece.
If you read one piece on UK government’s handling of #COVID19, make it this from Ambrose Evans-Pritchard