I am sure that once this is all over then most countries will do exactly that to see what they can learn, and consequently improve, should something similar arise in the future.
It was unfortunate though that he then had to comment that the Government had been too slow to act on various matters.
Is he therefore implying that blame will need to be apportioned for what has happened?
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It will certainly not be appropriate to blame anyone. We must just accept that everyone was doing the best they could in the face of the unknown.
They would have faced nothing like it before, and whilst lessons will indeed be learned, with mistakes inevitably being made along the way, that should be the end of it.
He who never made a mistake probably never did anything, and hindsight, of course, is a wonderful thing.
So let’s hope that Starmer only has constructive suggestions to make without trying to point the finger of blame everywhere.
Bob Watson, via email
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