Lockdown

Total 10 Posts

Partygate: Is Boris Johnson lying?

6 min read
The prime minister accepts he broke the law but the question now becomes, did he mislead parliament about it? Either he engaged in immoral behaviour by lying, misrepresented the truth or he didn’t understand his own rules – and must admit to incompetence.

Johnson is a symptom of a chronically sick Westminster.

5 min read
We were all suffering isolation for the greater good, in order to protect ourselves and our vulnerable friends and relatives, whilst Boris Johnson was himself ignoring the rules that the rest of us had to follow.

Lockdown schooling: Research from across the world shows reasons to be hopeful.

4 min read
Despite the major challenges lockdown-induced remote learning has presented, teachers, pupils and parents alike have reaped certain benefits. Can school learn from these changes?

A linguist analyses Boris Johnson’s apology.

5 min read
The Downing Street party scandals have presented numerous linguistic puzzles to explore. As partygate continues, it will be interesting to see who has the final word, and how.

Downing Street party: What the law actually said about work gatherings in May 2020.

6 min read
Boris Johnson’s arguments fall down in several key ways. A refresher on what the law and guidelines were at that time.

Is the party over for Boris Johnson? This polling detail suggests it could well be.

6 min read
There is a clear route out of the Boris Johnson problem for Tory MPs – namely to remove the prime minister and hope for a recovery in the polls by electing a new leader.

Boris Johnson’s Downing Street party apology: Three key takeaways.

5 min read
Boris Johnson is sort of sorry – but the caveats are key. There is little doubt that his apology only occurred because the PM had no other choice – the evidence was too strong. But we can be sure that he will stick to this argument like glue.
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