Public opinion now a key factor in policy making
Emily Carver writes for Conservative Home
Annabel Denham writes for The Spectator
Annabel argued that government policy has recently been heavily guided by opinion polls, justifying ‘authoritarian’ remedies to the pandemic. This may be an inaccurate reflection of the British public’s attitude towards Covid.
Annabel said: “Public opinion and policymaking have developed a near-symbiotic relationship during this crisis, each influencing and validating the other. The Prime Minister’s failed attempt to circumvent self-isolation isn’t the only example of this“.
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