Of course we should now use other countries to try and learn why our numbers are high
- David Spiegelhalter
Polite request to PM and others: please stop using my Guardian article to claim we cannot make any international comparisons yet. I refer only to detailed league tables-of course we should now use other countries to try and learn why our numbers are high https://t.co/VQCwoYROK2
— David Spiegelhalter (@d_spiegel) May 6, 2020
Update: David Spiegelhalter also gave an interview yesterday on the Andrew Marr show:
It includes the line that the daily press briefings, which he describes as ‘completely embarrassing’, are:
… not a trustworthy communication of statistics.