Whitehall scrambles private sector to avoid second wave disaster

The documents warned that the task force, which has about 200 staff and directs the Government’s pandemic response, is often unable to adapt at pace or with the required skill level while also dealing with “leaving the European Union and other policy priorities”. Nick...

Second Covid wave forecast to be more deadly than the first

The growing concerns of Government scientists may explain the Prime Minister’s determination to stick to a policy that has proved so controversial. They may also shed light on the reluctance of ministers to discuss an “exit strategy” from the current...