Julia Hartley-Brewer | 07-Apr-21

00:32:35 ► Vaccine passports and Big Brother Watch Crowdfunder
GUEST: Silkie Carlo, Director of Big Brother Watch

00:51:08 ► Face masks in the classroom to stay in place after Easter
GUEST: Liz Cole, Co-founder of UsforThem

01:01:07 ► Life science companies can now apply to the new £20 million Medicines and Diagnostics Manufacturing Transformation Fund to expand manufacturing in the UK
GUEST: Paul Scully, Small Business Minister

01:19:36 ► Increasing concern over links between Astrazeneca Vaccine and Blood Clots as child trials with the drug are paused
GUEST: Dr Simon Clarke, Associate Professor in cellular microbiology at Reading University

01:34:09 ► Vaccine passports
GUEST: Chris Green, MP for Bolton West and member of the Covid Recovery Group

01:51:43 ► Huffpost reporting that Labour will vote against domestic vaccine passports
GUEST: Peter Dowd, Former Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Labour MP for Bootle

02:02:19 ► High Court to speed up case against the government and Matt Hancock , which seeks to challenge the decision to delay the reopening of indoor hospitality until 17 May
GUEST: Sacha Lord, Night time economy adviser for Greater Manchester

02:10:29 ► Increasing concern over links between Astrazeneca Vaccine and Blood Clots as child trials with the drug are paused
GUEST: Dr Julian Tang, Consultant Virologist at the Leicester Royal Infirmary

02:19:22 ► Easyjet says pre and post travel testing plan is too expensive. Holidays risk becoming preserve of the wealthy say airlines as they predict Carribean, Israel and US should open next month
GUEST: Simon Calder, Travel Editor at the Independent

02:34:09 ► Latest SAGE modelling predicts a surge in Covid deaths this summer and calls for masks and social distancing for another year
GUEST: Carl Heneghan, Professor of Evidence Based Medicine at the University of Oxford

02:53:05 ► Care home visits – what are your rights?
Guest: Penny Hutchinson, Member of the Rights for Residents team

03:02:16 ► Polls suggest Tories could win the Hartlepool by-election
GUEST: Professor John Curtice, Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde

03:09:54 ►Covid has meant 40% of students have considered dropping out of university
GUEST: Sir Eric Thomas, former, Vice-Chancellor of Bristol University and advisory board member of Studiosity, which carried out the survey

03:18:56 ► People can now enter their phone numbers into a website to see if they appeared in a recent Facebook data breach. “Have I Been Pwned” among one of them
GUEST: Troy Hunt, Microsoft Regional Director based in Australia and Founder of Have I Been Pwned


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