The Recovery Team

Six questions for Conservative leadership candidates

RECOVERY is keen to see the two contenders for the leadership of the Conservative Party, and hence the position of Prime Minister, give clear explanations on where they stand on the issues of lockdowns and restrictions as a policy for pandemic response. We have therefore drafted these questions as guidance to help any Conservative Party …

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Facing bankruptcy, no help even from the church, contemplating the end, only pets and new friends make life bearable under lockdowns…

Today’s testimony is our seventh and last in our current series of cataloguing the real experiences of everyday people during the lockdowns. We shall collect more and publish them again – if you would like to provide a testimony please send it to us at info@timeforrecovery.org. Full anonymity is assured. “I have been unable to …

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From missed cancer diagnoses to suicidal thoughts to eating disorders – the cost of lockdowns cannot be forgotten

We’re back from our Easter break and are bringing you the sixth in our series of seven articles cataloguing the many testimonies we received about experiences of the lockdowns. If you would like to provide a testimony please send it to us at info@timeforrecovery.org. Full anonymity is assured. “My Dad was basically told to put …

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How a family of five struggled with lockdown pulling them apart

Last year we took the testimony of ordinary everyday people about their experiences of the lockdowns; to ensure their opinions could be placed in the public domain we are publishing them over the coming weeks. This is part 5 – about one family’s experience… “Please stop this, please commit to a way out, please reassure …

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Five testimonies of despair from the Lockdowns

Last year we took the testimony of ordinary everyday people about their experiences of the lockdowns; to ensure their opinions could be placed in the public domain we are publishing them over the coming weeks. This is part 2. “Furloughed in March, redundant by June… still jobless with a family to feed.” “FINANCIALLY it’s been …

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Six testimonies on the immense human damage of lockdowns

Last year we took the testimony of ordinary everyday people about their experiences of the NHS and healthcare services; to ensure their opinions could be placed in the public domain we are publishing them over the coming week. “My partner is a lockdown policy death.” “HE WAS a serving police officer for 40 years, retired, …

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How I was silenced from revealing the awful truth about NHS pandemic mismanagement

Last year we took the testimony of NHS workers concerned about the way our NHS was being run during the pandemic. Today we start publishing a selection of those testimonies to place them on the record. “I WORK for NHS England and have been at the heart of the monitoring of the NHS response to …

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