Tag: politics

  • Unveiling the layers in the Covid-19 inquiry

    Unveiling the layers in the Covid-19 inquiry

    In the wake of the Covid-19 global health crisis in 2020-22 that reshaped our world, the United Kingdom has embarked on an ambitious and crucial endeavour: the Covid-19 public inquiry. Announced in May 2021 by then Prime Minister Boris Johnson, this independent public inquiry delves into the UK government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, aiming…

  • The end of days

    The end of days

    The front page of the i newspaper succinctly portrays the political landscape in the UK this morning. It’s almost beyond reasonable belief that this country has arrived at such a state of chaos with not only a government in utter disarry and the economy in tatters but also the political party it represents being one…

  • The ship of state is all at sea

    The ship of state is all at sea

    For the past week, I’ve been trying to make some sense of what Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng, Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer respectively, are attempting to achieve in and for the UK with the not very “mini” budget announced to the House of Commons a week ago today. Reaction to that announcement…