The Government’s assurances that it will not introduce new Covid restrictions by activating Plan B are pretty meaningless given its history of screeching U-turns
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Tory heads in the sand
In the face of the Health Secretary’s warning that Covid infections could hit 100,000 a day this winter, recent Government complacency is unforgivable.
The campaign for the booster jab has lacked the urgency of the initial vaccination programme and ministers, from Boris Johnson down, are recklessly behaving as if the pandemic is virtually over. It isn’t.
Nobody wants a lockdown yet thanks to them England is out of step with Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland which recognise the value of masks and vaccine passports.
Johnson and Savid Javid’s assurances that Plan B won’t be activated yet are pretty meaningless – in the light of this sorry bunch’s history of screeching U-turns.
Let’s hope jabs will keep down the death toll but the only certainty is that more uncertainty will be generated by these bumbling buffoons.
Major social media platforms are still carrying death threats and rants from extremists which put lives and democracy itself at risk.
The toxic filth uncovered by campaigning group Hope Not Hate must be taken down immediately and all sites should begin effective checks to stop the posting of poison.
Labour leader Keir Starmer, a former DPP law chief who used to prosecute terrorists and extremists, demonstrated at Prime Minister’s Questions that Boris Johnson isn’t taking the threat seriously enough with an Online Harms Bill three years late.
Draining the internet cesspit would make us safer so there is no excuse for delay.
Easy does it
Every elderly person deserves to be treasured and wrapped in cotton wool when they’re feeling poorly, including
She’s rarely cancelled official visits because of ill health and now she is 95 the people of Northern Ireland will understand why it’s better to be safe than sorry