The revelations this weekend that a senior government aide travelled from London to Durham while someone in their household had symptoms of Coronavirus has dominated discussion and media coverage. Some commentators making claims that the next election was being lost in front of our eyes. The next election is, of course, some way off and as is often the case with these events it is entirely possible that this episode of the Westminster drama barely registers with the wider, dare we say ‘ordinary’ public not spending their Bank Holiday weekend on twitter.

It is impossible to say what the impact…

Paula Surridge

Researching values, identity and social class and their impact on political behaviour.

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