Boris Johnson rebuked by Lord Coe for using tired mantra after confirming backing for 2030 World Cup

Prime Minister Boris Johnson blasted by Lord Coe for using the ‘red-blooded’ and ‘very tired mantra’ of ‘bring football home’ to confirm Government’s £2.8m backing for UK and Ireland’s 2030 World Cup joint-bid – as he calls for ‘humility’ By David Coverdale For The Daily Mail Published: 20:25 GMT, 2 March 2021 | Updated: 20:38 … Read more

Politicians are hiding behind ‘follow the science’ mantra, warns scientist

The Government ‘following the science’ mantra could pin the blame for coronavirus deaths on scientists ‘if anything goes wrong’, according to a top microbiologist.  Politicians have repeated the mantra ‘we are following the science’ when questioned on their handling of the coronavirus pandemic. And Professor Hugh Pennington, a leading microbiologist at Aberdeen University, says ministers are … Read more