In a similar vein, we report on the progress being made to improve job prospects for the disabled and people with long-term health conditions. But we caution that regional disparities in the drive for employment inclusion are still stark.
A further article looks at another big disparity - in prices of property in London and surrounding counties. Tantalisingly, we find signs that, because of COVID-19, buyers are shunning central London and moving to leafier, more spacious suburbs. Turning to Europe, we look at plans to use part of the EU’s post-pandemic economic recovery plan to improve telecoms connectivity and thereby narrow the digital divide between town and country.