Data privacy is a major concern but people seem willing to download the app.
Public doubts over some government information have led to calls for more active factchecking of claims.
For the government a Sunday announcement has several advantages, many of them to do with the news agenda.
There is spare testing capacity. Why isn't it being used?
After dealing with the initial health crisis, Boris Johnson must find a narrative that puts his team in a good light.
The UK has reached the peak. Here's what the country needs to do now.
Charisma can only get you so far in the face of a global pandemic. Research on leadership suggests another approach is needed.
In the UK, nobody collects patients' insurance information or credit card details. There's simply no charge for services, including doctor visits, ambulances and hospitalizations.
The crisis could provide the perfect reason for the Conservatives to expand the state to appeal to their new voter base. But they might also head in the opposite direction.
The UK doesn't have a set back-up plan when a prime minister is unwell, but there are clear procedures in place.
To understand what is going on, it helps to look back at past leaders and their first secretaries.
The fundamental ethos of the NHS is egalitarian.
The United Kingdom does not have a written constitution or a specific plan for what to do if the prime minister is too ill to perform official duties.
As someone who researches and teaches leadership, I’d argue New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is giving most Western politicians a masterclass in crisis leadership.
More often than not, governments decide what 'the best available evidence' is.
Politicians have a tendency to dodge accountability after crises, but our 'gotcha' culture makes that inevitable. We can all do better this time.
Initially spoken of as a puppet chancellor, the newcomer seems to be coming out better from this crisis than other ministers.
The coronavairus outbreak is a challenge to government that it, in itself, diminishes Thatcher's comments of the 1980s.
Can a prime minister work from home?
The particulars of the British political system come into play at times like these.