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The Palace of Westminster

Lobbying MPs in a crisis

Big issues

Our Senior Public Affairs Manager explains why it's vital older peoples' voices continue to be heard by decision makers.

How do we keep R below 1?

Big issues

Dr Elizabeth Webb continues her discussions of R, looking at the ways to keep the number as low as possible.

A closely cropped image of a diagram illustrating what the R number is, in relation to coronavirus

What is R?

Big issues

Senior Research Manager Dr Elizabeth Webb explains what R is, and its importance in the containment of coronavirus.

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Last updated: Sep 23 2019

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