“But Police Commissioner Andy Coster was back within minutes. We said, ‘We can Zoom you in’, but he said, ‘I want to wander down’,” says Dean.
“The ability to get people to come and talk about judgments, whether they are ministers, officials, or MPs, is amazing.
“I think those people engaged at the coalface of COVID-19 have welcomed the opportunity to step back slightly and reflect on the process. Because what’s clear is they have been doing this on gas fumes; they have been working so late and there has been so much thrown at them.”