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COVID-19 and free speech:: 'gagging' NHS staff is not proportionate and lawful

Letsas, George and Mantouvalou, Virginia (2020) COVID-19 and free speech:: 'gagging' NHS staff is not proportionate and lawful. British Policy and Politics at LSE (17 Apr 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

George Letsas and Virginia Mantouvalou explain why any blanket restriction on NHS workers’ freedom of speech in the light of the pandemic is unlikely to pass the legal test of proportionality, or fit the image of a democracy that values transparency and accountability.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: Law
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
K Law > K Law (General)
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 21 May 2020 09:00
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2020 23:11
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104512

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