Three-quarters of Tory voters back big increase in pay for self-isolating

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Polling reveals support across the political divide for receiving full wage while off work because of Covid The vast majority of Conservative voters are among those backing a big increase in the support given to those self-isolating, with some of the government’s own advisers warning that the level of help on offer remains the “huge gaping hole” in the UK’s Covid response. With the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, set to announce a continuing support package in just a few weeks as the UK contemplates the process of loosening lockdown measures, almost three-quarters of Tory voters believe that workers should be awarded full pay while self-isolating.
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