These are unprecedented times.
No peacetime Government in the last hundred years has faced a greater set of challenges than those now facing the Government of Boris Johnson.
That being said, I do have some questions about the response to Coronavirus in this country.
I have never been a supporter of those who offer commentary and criticism from the sidelines – from the comfort of their armchairs – without ever having faced up to a real challenge in real life. So I’m not about to become one of them.
But I do have some questions. They look something like this:
Why do we in Britain have one of the highest excess death rates in the Western world?
Why do we have one of the bleakest economic outlooks in the Western world?
Why did we delay the first lockdown?
Why did we fail to protect care homes?
Why did we fail to get adequate PPE to frontline workers?
Why was there one rule for Dominic Cummings and one rule for everyone else?
Why has he still not been held to account?
Why has Government messaging throughout the...
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