This evening marks the last of the nationwide ‘claps for carers’. A moment when, at eight o’clock, people were encouraged to applaud the country’s healthcare workers for all their efforts during the pandemic.
I’m sure that the millions of pounds raised so far is going to good causes. I hope it is being used responsibly and makes a difference. I hope, too, it is not used as an excuse to reduce funding in the future because the public will pick up the difference.