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How can we best support children with additional needs through the school closures? Expert comment.

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.

Thu 19 Mar 2020, 09:33 | Tags: Politics, Expert comment, Current Affairs, Education, coronavirus

Budget 2020 expert comment - closing the "tax gap"

" A single auditor working on self-assessment returns can bring in enough revenue to pay for their own salary, and that of four nurses too." The Chancellor has announced plans to employ 1300 additional auditors, expected to bring in an average of £770m a year over the next five years by improving compliance with the tax rules. Dr Arun Advani of Warwick Economics and CAGE explains the "tax gap" and why closing it is important.


Why are people feeling driven to panic buy? Expert comment

"It is … important to realize that fear and anxiety are linked to our cognitive biases and that others might want to manipulate these emotional triggers in us." Dr Georg Löfflmann of the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on the factors influencing people to strip the supermarket shelves of essential goods.


Super Tuesday: who will be the next leader of the Democratic party?

Super Tuesday is the most important day in the US race to the White House so far, as 14 states vote on who should be the US Democratic presidential candidate.

Dr Trevor McCrisken from the department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick comments on who could take the title - Biden, Sanders or Bloomberg.

Tue 03 Mar 2020, 09:58 | Tags: Politics, USA, America, election, Politics and International Studies, us

The damage has already been done for François Fillon - Dr David Lees comments

Dr David Lees, expert in French politics from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, discusses Former French Prime Minister François Fillon’s appearance in court for his role in a "fake jobs" scandal.

Wed 26 Feb 2020, 10:47 | Tags: Politics, French Studies, France

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