THE ECONOMIST: The pandemic is dividing Britons, not uniting them

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Release date: 23/5/2020

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the Economist quotes Prof Rob Ford, who says familiar patterns of party divergence can be seen in the public’s response to the lockdown. While voters of all parties supported the initial lockdown, Tory voters generally support a modest easing of restrictions, while Labour voters generally oppose it.

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TitleThe pandemic is dividing Britons, not uniting them
Media name/outletThe Economist
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/05/20
Descriptionthe Economist quotes Prof Rob Ford, who says familiar patterns of party divergence can be seen in the public’s response to the lockdown. While voters of all parties supported the initial lockdown, Tory voters generally support a modest easing of restrictions, while Labour voters generally oppose it.
URLhttps://www.economist.com/britain/2020/05/23/the-pandemic-is-dividing-britons-not-uniting-them
PersonsRobert Ford