Covid-19 News 12 May– 20 May 2020

– New podcasts were produced by Anchor FMEconomics of Coronavirus

The Office for National Statistics published a new blog post– New survey results provide first snapshot of the current number of COVID-19 infections in England

– New articles were published by The UK in a Changing EuropeAdvice for the Leader of the opposition, The Covid-19 crisis across the Irish border, Covid-19 and British politics: what are the threats and opportunities?, The Franco-German proposal for a €500 billion recovery fund, Will Boris Johnson’s “good British common sense” contain Covid-19?

The House of Commons Library published a number of new articles – Mental Health Awareness Week: The impact of coronavirus on health and social care workers, Coronavirus: Returning to work, Coronavirus: Latest economic data, Coronavirus: Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, Coronavirus: Support for businesses, Coronavirus: Childcare FAQs, Coronavirus: Testing for Covid-19, Coronavirus: the lockdown laws, Coronavirus and schools: FAQs, Coronavirus: sanctions and humanitarian crises, Coronavirus: Separated Families and Contact with Children in Care FAQs (UK), Coronavirus: Business interruption insurance, Coronavirus: Returning to work (update), Coronavirus: Impact on the labour market, Coronavirus: Changes to practice and procedure in the UK and other parliaments, Coronavirus: Advice on home moves, Coronavirus: Prisons (England and Wales)

– New posts were published by The UK Human Rights BlogContact tracing – breach of data protection?, The latest critique of the Coronavirus Act 2020, Courts should consider coronavirus emergency when sentencing, rules Court of Appeal, The Round Up: Healthy Jury, Healthy Justice System?

Cosmopolis published a new post– Changes to the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020, in force from 13 May 2020

– New blog posts were published by The Law Society10,000 Steps for Justice – Supporting access to justice amid a pandemic, COVID-19: Confidentiality and working from home, Westminster update: government publish coronavirus roadmap

-The Centre on Constitutional Change published a new article- Johnson gives an opening to covid policy dealignment

– New articles were posted on the Scottish Parliament Information Centre website – Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland – latest data, Coronavirus (COVID-19): Constituency support – updated 20 May 2020, Timeline of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland, Coronavirus (Covid-19): trial by jury, Coronavirus (COVID-19) – can we calculate an exit strategy?, COVID-19 impact on Scotland’s businesses, workers and the economy – views from the frontline, Coronavirus (COVID-19) – hub for SPICe material, Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Bill – Stage 3 Briefing

The Welsh Parliament published new blog posts- Coronavirus: registered deaths, Coronavirus: NHS activity and capacity, Coronavirus: mental health, Coronavirus: comparing UK exit strategies, Coronavirus timeline: Welsh and UK governments’ response, Coronavirus: labour market, Coronavirus: international comparison of restrictions, Coronavirus: agriculture, Coronavirus: digital inclusion, Coronavirus: adult social care

Politeia published a new article – ‘Covid-19 Contact Tracing: How Should Policy Proceed?’, by Anthony Speaight QC

– New press releases were published by the European CommissionCoronavirus global response: EU allocates additional €50 million in humanitarian aid, Coronavirus: Commission boosts urgently needed research and innovation with additional €122 million

Squire Patton Boggs published new articles – What do the insolvency statistics say about the impact on UK businesses post-lockdown?, Are Digital Health Passports the Key to Unlocking UK Stadiums? The data privacy perspective

– New press releases were published by The European UnionParliament: EU27 need €2 trillion recovery package to tackle COVID-19 fallout , Coronavirus: a timeline of EU action,

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