UK government has delayed elections longer than most countries – and England still isn't ready to hold pandemic votes in May
By Toby James, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, University of East Anglia
Alistair Clark, Reader in Politics, Newcastle University
Which activities are essential during a pandemic? Across England, school buildings have been closed, as have many shops, businesses and sports facilities. So what about elections? Should they go ahead? It’s an important question since local elections are scheduled to take place in the UK in May.
Among them are the English elections that were originally meant to take place in May 2020 but were postponed…
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- Friday, January 8, 2021