Boris Johnson says he wants to get on top of the UK's productivity problem, but the job measures in the summer statement could take the country in the opposite direction.
Cardiff University's news diary study during the pandemic found the public were confused about a number of issues and became more critical of the UK government.
Matt Hancock's assertion that the cabinet has 'diversity of thought' is not enough to address the sense of disillusionment being expressed on the streets of the UK.
R is still useful for public health, but it should not be the only metric we use to understand virus transmission.
Public doubts over some government information have led to calls for more active factchecking of claims.
COVID-19 is much more than just a medical emergency.
The balance between political judgements and scientific knowledge is a delicate one to negotiate.
Turning COVID-19 into a political issue doesn't help the public's understanding of the disease and what needs to be done. Good things are happening we should feel optimistic about.
87% of those polled believe lockdown should continue for at least another three weeks.
The government is under relentless pressure from the UK media to relax the strict lockdown rules. That could be a dangerous mistake.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has called for fewer cars and better public transport.
More often than not, governments decide what 'the best available evidence' is.
Behavioural science explained.
The British currency is showing the strain of the government's rescue plan.
Why 'stigmatising' and 'traumatising' approaches to FGM safeguarding are in urgent need of a review.
Letting the virus 'pass through the community' is not a good public health strategy.
The government's "whatever it takes" promise to NHS is all very well, but UK healthcare is a long way from being ready to deal with a major outbreak.
Dominic Cummings should read up on a deeply flawed experiment from the 1940s before he reads through those job applications.
The Health of Nations report outlines the UK's plans for extending the number of years people live in good health.
Free speech is too important to leave it to a government regulator to decide what should be banned.