1. Jonathan Saxty in The Daily Telegraph
on a prime minister failing to lead
With the world in a Covid-19 tailspin, Boris Johnson is busy passing the buck
“The prime minister’s [back to work] announcement seemed like an exercise in passing the buck, both to local councils and to bosses. Allowing employers more discretion about staff working from home seems unlikely to make much difference to cities like London – Britain’s economic engine – which remains a virtual ghost town.
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