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After the lockdown is lifted: the massive challenges facing the UK government

Travers, Tony (2020) After the lockdown is lifted: the massive challenges facing the UK government. British Politics and Policy at LSE (04 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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Rather than following other European countries in enforcing a very strict lockdown, the UK government chose to encourage people to self-isolate by stressing the cost to their lives and the NHS. It was effective – but now the message has been internalised, warns Tony Travers, it may prove difficult to persuade them to venture out again. Yet the cost to the economy is huge and Johnson faces extraordinary financial pressure.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: School of Public Policy
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Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2020 10:21
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2021 00:00

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