Domestic abuse is widespread and has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic. Apart from the direct costs of abuse to victims, important indirect costs are borne by children of abuse victims for whom we observe increased mortality.
For many years, universities have asked students to complete evaluations of teaching and other aspects of educational provision; since 2005 the UK government has conducted the National Student Survey to collect information from all students in UK Higher Education Institutions and the results are published annually.
The United Kingdom is spending an unprecedented 407 Billion GBP on mitigating the devastating effect of the pandemic and accelerating recovery by stimulating job creation, investment and purchasing power. The bulk of the financing is planned to come from a progressive increase in corporate taxes which is a highly debated policy issue in academic circles.