"Lockdowns in democracies have always been about trust. In order for localised lockdowns to be effective, it is important to know what the public health threshold is for creating a localised lockdown so that communities don’t feel that they are being disproportionately impacted." Dr Sharifah Sekalala comments on the potential challenges of a Leicester lockdown.
Beat Kümin, Professor of Early Modern European History at the University of Warwick, comments on the role pubs play in community.
Professor Roger Farmer comments on the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee decision to extend the quantitative easing programme and keep interest rates at 0.1 per cent.
"How many in Britain know about the Bristol Bus Boycott or the 1958 racist riots in Nottingham and Notting Hill?" As Black Lives Matter campaigners including actor John Boyega gather in Hyde Park, Dr Simon Peplow, Senior Teaching Fellow in 20th Century British History, turns the spotlight on "Britain’s long history of racism."
Dr Harbinder Sandhu, Associate Professor in the Clinical Trials Unit at Warwick Medical School and clinical psychologist, comments on wellbeing and mental health as the "lockdown" is extended for another three weeks.