"Broadly, this announcement is to be welcomed; the current bus system is delivering declining numbers of services to a smaller group of people and needs to change. However, the funding promised seems to me to be very small compared with the ambition expressed." Professor Mike Waterson comments on today's announcement of a new strategy for buses.
The UK Prime Minister announced today a Ten Point Plan for a "green industrial revolution", including a ban on the sale of new cars that are wholly powered by diesel or petrol from 2030. Top experts from WMG at the University of Warwick comment on this story.
"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.