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With deaths from Covid 19 still high, and more people being taken ill every day ,both in care homes, and in the north of England, should our government continue on it's present course ? or should we follow the example of the other 3 nations that make up the UK .?
Personally I have mixed feelings regarding the opening up of schools ,but it has to happen sooner or later, as it's bad for our kids to be at home for to long ,and missing out on their education ,but I can also see, why some mums are divided over this especially those who live up north .
Personally I understand the economic argument for opening up the UK ,and agree with the government that we have to get industry moving again soon if we don't then a recession will follow the lockdown , and that would mean many people will lose their jobs and their home's ,and businesses will fail ,that would lead to homeless familie's, and indebted people , and that could over time be worse than the virus , plus hospital waiting lists will get longer.
So what do you think the government should do ? should England do what the rest of the UK wants, and incur more debt by staying closed ? Or should England open up as this government wants to do?
.Either way this government losses ,as it will be blamed either way for what happens , and in my view, it will have to introduce strict financial measures once the country gets back to normal , weather or not we have open up and monitored the spread of the virus , or ,we have stay closed until a vaccine can be found in order to avoid unnecessary risk, to our children, the old, and the sick .
To be honest I'M glad I don't have to make that decission , as it seems to me ,which ever way the government goes' it will have to carry the blame for the aftermath,no matter which way it goes' .
What do the rest of you think the government should do ?.