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    The government’s influential Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies — known by its soothing acronym, SAGE — operates as a virtual black box. Its list of members is secret, its meetings are closed, its recommendations are private and the minutes of its deliberations are published much later, if at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    Sounds like the EU to a paranoid cretin like me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    Sounds like the EU!

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    I would have thought the only need for secrecy is to protect the expert members from the usual collections of loons, trolls and promoters of dubious solutions. The group itself isn't secret.
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    Quote Originally Posted by malvolio View Post
    I would have thought the only need for secrecy is to protect the expert members from the usual collections of loons, trolls and promoters of dubious solutions. The group itself isn't secret.
    That will definitely be the only 'need' for secrecy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by malvolio View Post
    I would have thought a primary need for secrecy is to protect the expert members from the usual collections of loons, trolls and promoters of dubious solutions. The group itself isn't secret.
    FTFY

    Plenty of other reasons - pressure/inducement from business owners to get us out of lockdown, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonManc View Post
    FTFY

    Plenty of other reasons - pressure/inducement from business owners to get us out of lockdown, etc.

    ...hiding the political biases and allegiances and financial interests of the group members...
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