Kate Andrews Kate Andrews

The Covid divide: there’s one rule for the elite, another for us

Politicians made the Covid rules – so they know how to bend them

Michael Gove and Matt Hancock at Wembley's exclusive ‘club within a club’ Number Nine to watch England vs Scotland [Getty Images]

This week was meant to be the moment when we could celebrate the return of freedom. Instead, we’re left still navigating a maze of rules. Couples are working out what a ‘Covid-secure wedding’ means (spoiler: no dancing or hugging). Family reunions — once planned for Christmas, then delayed to Easter — are being pushed back into the autumn.

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