A Tortoise File

The government is unwell

Infected, leaderless. How Boris Johnson’s brush with death revealed a lethal amateurism at the heart of government.

Why this story?

Coronavirus is a vicious illness which has brutally exposed the weakness of the British government. The UK stands alone, suffering damage which is almost without parallel


First published
Monday 15 June 2020

Last updated
Wednesday 18 November 2020