Lockdowns harmed child language development
10% more children now need extra help with their language skills because of lockdowns.
Sociological Perspectives on the 2020 Downing Street Christmas Party
There seems to be increasing evidence that around three dozen people attended a party at Downing Street in December 2020, shortly after tier three lockdown restrictions were introduced. These lockdown rules explicitly prohibited people from having social gatherings (like Christmas Parties) and even prevented people from visiting their relatives who were in care homes or…
How Did Lockdown Affect crime?
How has the pandemic and the societal reaction to the pandemic (changes in policing practices and lockdown) affected trends in crime? Some recent research sheds some light on this and offers us a useful update for Crime statistics. Langton et al (2021) investigated 13 categories of Police Recorded Crime during March to August 2020 to…