A response to the House of Commons…

Yesterday, two committees of the House of Commons (the Health and Social Care Committee, and the Science and Technology Committee) published a long report titled ‘Coronavirus: lessons learned to date’. The report draws on evidence from over 50 witnesses, as well as 400 written submissions, and its conclusions were “agreed unanimously” by the members of both committees. Although the report deals with various aspects of the UK’s response to the pandemic, I will focus here on its discussion of lockdown, which I found to be woefully inadequate.

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