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It’s time for Boris to channel Churchill

How Boris can get Britain’s Covid fight back on track

26 September 2020

9:00 AM

26 September 2020

9:00 AM

It’s hard to deny that Boris Johnson’s government has so far had a ‘bad war’ against the pandemic. Our death toll is high compared with other countries and our economy is in worse shape. We face rising cases, increased hospital admissions and more restrictions. It’s all so bleak; yet that is why now is precisely the moment for Boris to imitate his great hero, Winston Churchill.

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Richard Dobbs is a non-executive director on several boards, including the UK Statistical Authority. This article was written in a personal capacity.

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