"Like the weather, a pandemic hits everyone, but the wealthy are always more ready to survive the storm." Dr Maria Barrett, Assistant Professor in the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies, comments on the impact of coronavirus on the arts and theatre sector, especially on smaller theatres and galleries
Global health law expert Dr Sharifah Sekalala from the University of Warwick School of Law takes a look at the emergency legislation starting its Parliamentary passage today.
As the Chancellor prepares to announce a package of support for workers whose jobs are at risk because of COVID19, Dr Heidi Ashton from the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies highlights the particular challenges for people in the creative sector.
Special needs and inclusive education expert Professor Geoff Lindsay of Warwick CEDAR comments on the news that vulnerable children, including those with Education, Health and Care Plans will continue to attend school despite the shutdown announced on Wednesday.
"Restrictive practices are clearly not being used in 'last resort' circumstances, and are being used with very young children." A new report launched today in the House of Lords presents data on the inappropriate use of restrictive interventions on children and young people with disabilities. Professor Richard Hastings from CEDAR comments.