Lots of sceptics grumble about the use of absolute numbers of deaths rather than mortality rates, but it really just doesn't change the picture much at all. In relative terms, the increase in mortality in England & Wales is the largest in several generations, age-adjusted or not
Fall in output of 2.6% in November is better than expected. The lockdown in England was less onerous than the first - manufacturers and construction firms continued to trade. Wales came out of its circuit-breaker in early Nov. Restrictions tightened in Scotland and NI.
I meet and talk to “foreign governments” every day. I just met with the Queen of England (U.K.), the Prince of Wales, the P.M. of the United Kingdom, the P.M. of Ireland, the President of France and the President of Poland. We talked about “Everything!” Should I immediately....
This is wonderful. Close to having Republic of Ireland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England in the last 16. Love it!