What explains differences in social distancing in the UK?

1 May 2020

The UK is currently on lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but some places have locked down more than others. These differences can be explained by income, geography and (more surprisingly) politics, says Ben Ansell in this new report looking at the differences in social distancing across the UK.

Ansell looks at the correlation between higher Leave vote and lower levels of social distancing across Great Britain.

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The views expressed in this research paper are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the UK in a Changing Europe initiative.

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