Councils call for clear lockdown exit strategy

The website reports that the Local Government Association (LGA) is urging the Government to work with councils to develop a clear lockdown exit strategy

The LGA said that Whitehall must learn from the past seven months to work in partnership with local councils and ensure a clear strategy is developed for when national restrictions end on December 2nd.

It is also calling for clear criteria about which restrictions or Tier Alert Levels will apply, and for the Government to build upon successful local contact tracing efforts.

The LGA are calling on the Government to provide ‘the necessary powers and resources’, for councils to continue to lead local efforts to tackle outbreaks swiftly and effectively, keep services running and support communities and businesses.

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