Articles tagged "pandemic"

Tory Government Bullied Safety Watchdog over PPE Supplied by ‘VIPs’ (Tory donors)

PPE supplied by Tory donors via the 'VIP Lane' has repeatedly been cleared for use by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), overruling concerns of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) that it is not fit for purpose.

Boris Johnson Skips Cobra Meeting, thus Decision over Christmas Protections Goes Unmade

Boris Johnson was tonight slammed for avoiding a vital Cobra meeting to avoid a decision to increase protective Covid measures before Christmas

Boris Johnson Violated Law when He Joined No 10 Pizza Party During May 2020 Lockdown

Claims raise questions about whether there was rule-flouting culture over number of months

Lack of Tory action on Covid-19 Pandemic cause Schools to Warn of Omicron Chaos in English Schools - Staff & Pupils Absent

Some schools have up to half their teachers off due to Covid, & there are fears parents will protect their children by keep pupils at home

Arrogance - Boris Johnson Accused of Flouting Request to Wear Mask at Theatre

Three fellow audience members said Johnson was not wearing a face covering during the performance, despite the theatre’s requests for visitors to wear one at all times when not eating or drinking.

Confirmed - Herd Immunity was Inevitable Outcome of Tory Government’s Coronavirus Approach

Byline Times warned the public about ‘herd immunity’ from the beginning of the Coronavirus crisis – now two influential House of Commons committees have concluded that it was the result of Boris Johnson’s handling of the pandemic in its early stages

UK’s High Covid Case Rates Buck Trend

Higher vaccination rates are translating to lower Covid infection and death rates in western Europe – except in the UK where case numbers are surging

British Medical Association to Issue Damning Critique of Tory Government over Covid-19 Crisis

Chronic neglect of the NHS, poor pandemic preparedness and flawed government policies have contributed to the appalling impact of the Covid-19 crisis in the UK

The Problem with Coronavirus is that it Doesn’t Understand Propaganda

Boris Johnson isn’t following scientific advice, he is running scared of a backbench rebellion by a minority of MPs in his own party.

Awaiting a ‘Tsunami of Covid’ - UK Lecturers Fear Students’ Return

The fears are evidence-based, she says. “Universities are asking people to come back to campus without mandating that basic things are in place to make it safe. It’s not about emotion.”

Boris & Tories Refuse to Reveal How Many Times Contact Tracing Turned off on Covid-19 App

Tory government admits it has data but is blocking release, prompting speculation that figure is embarrassing

Johnsonian Policy - The Lord of Misrule

Looking at the United Kingdom's gradual, cumulative decline until disruption to everyday life becomes too endemic to avoid