Covid-19 Daily Briefing
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No, Boris Johnson and his government don’t care about children’s education. Tories care about the Economy, Money, and their good friends’ businesses and shares. They worry not about the little ones learning Maths and English but about their parents showing up at work every morning.
The government’s decision to televise daily briefings from Downing Street may not be as much of a commitment to transparency as it is claimed to be.
Most people believe the government was wrong to stop publishing international comparisons of COVID-19 death tolls at daily briefings. Many saw this as an attempt to cover up just how badly the UK has handled the pandemic.
Ministers must be truthful about coronavirus public health policies and decisions. Journalists must scrutinise and speak out when they are wrong and misleading the public.