Survey shows people back coronavirus restrictions but think local lockdowns were mismanaged A survey has found that while there is widespread public support for coronavirus restrictions people believe the local lockdowns this autumn were mismanaged by the government. A recent survey by the University has found that while there is widespread acceptance of the new […]
Devon and Cornwall police are putting a total of £630,000 towards a new domestic violence scheme.
Isaac Bettridge explores the rise of private sector outsourcing in government, and whether or not it has delivered better results.
Sophie Porteous explores the possible shortcomings of the UK government’s proposed plan for students in December so they can travel home for Christmas.
147,000 Eat Out to Help Out meals claimed in Exeter 147,000 meals were claimed in Exeter under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme, saving diners a total of £662,000 in discount. The scheme, which ran every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3 August to 31 August, saved diners an average of £4.51 at […]
Sir Steve Smith appointed to prestigious new government role Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Exeter, has been appointed to a new UK government role as International Education Champion. The role starts in September 2020 and is considered highly prestigious. As a Champion of International Education, Sir Steve will have a prominent role […]
As the scandal surrounding Dominic Cummings’ trip to Durham continues to dominate the headlines, Isaac Bettridge analyses what this tells us about Cummings, his boss and the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Aaron Loose discusses the government’s new message to ‘Stay Alert’ and the implications behind using such slogans to guide the Coronavirus pandemic
Joe Newell reports on the government’s controversial announcement the HS2 rail link will go ahead. Since its inception in 2009, the proposed rail network High-Speed 2, or HS2, has remained divisive. The new railway aims to improve links between the north and south of England with a two-phase connection from London to Birmingham, and from […]
Nick Greenwood reports on the recent reelection of Justin Trudeau and examines the fate awaiting his minority government. Prime Minister Trudeau will form a minority government after a first term marked by scandal and squandered opportunities, his majority evaporating amidst regional backlashes in Quebec and the West. His star has fallen quite considerably since the […]