RORY PALMER: Local leaders must be empowered to tackle local Covid-19 outbreaks.
BENJAMIN WARD: The UK is inconsistent in its commitment to human rights. If we truly want to be a force for good in this world, greater cooperation is vital.
ELINOR CLARK: Leaders must stop using war rhetoric during the Covid-19 pandemic.
NEENA MODI: It is no surprise that the NHS is struggling in the face of the Covid-19 crisis.
PATRICK GEDDIS: Austerity failed to get us out of the last recession - we need a better plan for this one.
BEN COOPER: The government’s flawed approach to devolution in Yorkshire risks holding the entire county – and country – back.