Just 12% of Britons want life to go back to 'normal' after coronavirus

Source: Daily Mail Online - View Original Article
Published: Jul 12, 2020
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Bias Rating:

98% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 98% Liberal:

  • 1 positive sentiment for Welfare
  • 1 positive sentiment for Government Spending


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Government Spending

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96% "They want to support and value essential workers and social services more."
89% "BritainThinks founding partner Deborah Mattinson told The Observer: 'I hate it when people talk about the new normal - it just makes me want to scream."
84% "BritainThinks' survey found 60% of people were willing to pay more to support the NHS and wanted greater appreciation of key workers."
83% "According to The Observer, the survey shows three new priorities for Brits; better funding for the NHS, saving the economy nationwide, rather than focusing on London and improving pay and treatment for essential workers."
68% "In 2011, BritainThinks carried out a similar survey regarding austerity measures and found 60% of the UK public supported tightening government spending."
64% "They want to see more funding for the NHS."
60% "One diarist for the survey complained about a lack of funding for essential services, warning the NHS may not be able to cope if a second wave were to hit."
57% "A Clap for the NHS was held on July 5, including at Wishaw General Hospital, last Sunday The survey found 60% of people would be willing to may more in their taxes to support the NHS - around 54% of Conservative voters surveyed supported the measures."
-53% "But actually, people don't want the old normal."
-54% "New social distancing measures have changed the faces of pubs and shops, but those surveyed say they do not want to go back to the 'old normal' Another writer, a 65-year-old woman, said: 'I want us to create a more conscious and considerate world. 'Social care and the NHS are clearly underfunded, as is education, and so many people live in poverty.'"
-55% "Around 72% of those polled said they followed lockdown rules more closely than the average person, while 17% supported a new wave of austerity measures."
-73% "They really, really don't. '"
-90% "Research from BritainThinks, compiled in part by lockdown diaries written by surveyors, has found 12% of people want life to return 'exactly as it was before' the coronavirus pandemic forced draconian lockdown measures across the country in March."
-92% "'There's a massive valuing of those services and austerity is totally off the agenda.'"


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

96% : They want to support and value essential workers and social services more.
89% : BritainThinks founding partner Deborah Mattinson told The Observer: 'I hate it when people talk about the "new normal" - it just makes me want to scream.
84% : BritainThinks' survey found 60% of people were willing to pay more to support the NHS and wanted greater appreciation of key workers.
83% : According to The Observer, the survey shows three new priorities for Brits; better funding for the NHS, saving the economy nationwide, rather than focusing on London and improving pay and treatment for essential workers.
68% : In 2011, BritainThinks carried out a similar survey regarding austerity measures and found 60% of the UK public supported tightening government spending.
64% : They want to see more funding for the NHS.
60% : One diarist for the survey complained about a lack of funding for essential services, warning the NHS may not be able to cope if a second wave were to hit.
57% : More than half of Conservative voters say they'd pay more tax to fund the NHS Britons are ready to emerge from lockdown under a 'new normal,' with around 60% prepared to pay more taxes to support the NHS and increase pay for key workers, a survey has found.
57% : A Clap for the NHS was held on July 5, including at Wishaw General Hospital, last Sunday The survey found 60% of people would be willing to may more in their taxes to support the NHS - around 54% of Conservative voters surveyed supported the measures.
47% : But actually, people don't want the "old normal".
46% : New social distancing measures have changed the faces of pubs and shops, but those surveyed say they do not want to go back to the 'old normal' Another writer, a 65-year-old woman, said: 'I want us to create a more conscious and considerate world. 'Social care and the NHS are clearly underfunded, as is education, and so many people live in poverty.'
45% : Around 72% of those polled said they followed lockdown rules more closely than the average person, while 17% supported a new wave of austerity measures.
27% : They really, really don't. '
10% : Research from BritainThinks, compiled in part by lockdown diaries written by surveyors, has found 12% of people want life to return 'exactly as it was before' the coronavirus pandemic forced draconian lockdown measures across the country in March.
8% : 'There's a massive valuing of those services and austerity is totally off the agenda.'

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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