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James Frayne: Public opinion is solidly behind the Government - for the time being, at least

2 monthes ago   |   By Conservative Home

James Frayne is Director of Public First and author of Meet the People , a guide to moving public opinion.
There are two main groups of critics of the Government's strategy to contain the Coronavirus: those that say the Government is wrongly curtailing our civil liberties; and those that say the Government risks wrecking the economy with the lockdown. Both groups are currently politically weak; and only the second group has any realistic chance of changing Government policy.
As it stands, the Government is seen to be doing a very good job. It has overwhelming support for the lockdown - and...
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