In the speech, Mr Johnson said: “I know that there are plenty of things that people say and will say that we got wrong, and we owe that discussion and that honesty to the tens of thousands who have died before their time, to the families who have lost loved ones, and of course there must be time to learn the lessons, and we will.”
He said that while waiting for “the full economic reverberations” to become clear: “We must use this moment to plan our response, and fix the problems that were most brutally illuminated in that Covid lightning flash.
In public relations and communication science, publics are groups of individual people, and the public (a.k.a. the general public) is the totality of such groupings. This is a different concept to the sociological concept of the Öffentlichkeit or public sphere. The concept of a public has also been defined in political science, psychology, marketing, and advertising. In public relations and communication science, it is one of the more ambiguous concepts in the field. Although it has definitions in the theory of the field that have been formulated from the early 20th century onwards, and suffered more recent years from being blurred, as a result of conflation of the idea of a public with the notions of audience, market segment, community, constituency, and stakeholder.
Heat on Public Health England as Prime Minister admits coronavirus …
Health is a state of physical, mental and social well-being in which disease and infirmity are absent.
“The problems in our social care system, the parts of government that seemed to respond so sluggishly that sometimes it seemed like that recurring bad dream when you are telling your feet to run and your feet won’t move.”
A former Tory health minister said: “I think PHE is destined for the chop, and the main issue is why we didn’t ramp up testing sooner”, while a senior Tory MP said Mr Johnson should “abolish it tomorrow”.