Local authorities on COVID-19: Critical information
Local authorities have been at the forefront of the measures introduced to tackle COVID-19 and the lockdown. This has led to an unprecedented surge in responsibilities and demands, as well as coping with the continued delivery of day-to-day services. This is exacerbated by limited resources leading to the reallocation of personnel into departments they have little experience in.
This briefing takes a look at some of the main issues, regulations and guidance arising from the coronavirus crisis that affect local authorities, and what local authorities should anticipate in the coming months.